Flashy Friday: Tempting Death

Death played spectator to her sport, and she always felt him watching her, but they both knew the thrills she sought were far better temptations than the needle she used to sink into her arm. If Death was going to catch her, she wanted to embrace him like a lover and go down knowing she’d […]

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Flashy Friday: Even In Death

The people gathered around her body, awed and heartbroken, dumbfounded and silent. She’d been their protector and guardian since well before a good many of them were even born. They knew not who felled her, for none was brave enough to confess to committing a crime so dark and heinous the punishment would be far […]

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Flashy Friday: Sleeping Gods

“Don’t give up,” Sissy said. She held out her offering to the old forest god, a part of her trembling inside, both in fear and anticipation. Every day, she’d come to encourage the god, to remind him that there were still people who not only believed, but needed for him to be real.   He […]

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NaNoWriMo: Day 6

What happened to day six, you ask? I should have posted my update yesterday, you say? Well, you see, what happened was I only wrote 251 words on day six because I found myself busy doing other things that were equally important to me that took precedent. I’ve discovered a lot about myself as a […]

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NaNoWriMo: Day 5

Here we are, five days in, and I’m still going strong, though today felt like a bit of a slog. I sat down this afternoon to get my writing done and it felt like it took forever just to write a thousand words. I managed to make my personal goal, though I didn’t surpass it […]

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NaNoWriMo: Day 4

Four days in a row, and each one I’ve done slightly more than I did the day before, which is looking promising. I’m not judging what I’m doing right now… well, mostly. I’m just writing every day, which feels kind of nice. Every once in a while, I ask myself whether or not a thirteen […]

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NaNoWriMo: Day 3

Today wasn’t a bad day for writing. I surpassed my daily goal even more today, this time managing a full 2018 words total for the day. I’m officially on chapter three now, and while my plotted structure has been helping keep me on task, at times it feels a little too rigid for my tastes. […]

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