Novel Excerpt: Prologue #4

Photo by Ketut Subiyanto on Pexels.com Spoons clinked against bowls. Plates and books clattered and slid on haphazardly balanced trays. The low extroverted chatter from rapid lips, dribbled mundane words past clogs of industrial-style food.  There she was. The space between them vanished. The noise faded. Beautiful graceful melodies, composed to compliment her every unaffected …

Novel Excerpt: Prologue #3

Photo by JESHOOTS.com on Pexels.com Scritch, scritch, scratch. Scratch... Scratch… The bold yellow hexagonal edges of the pencil dug painfully into the last joint of his left middle finger. Uncountable paler, pathetic-yellow legal-sized wads littered the floor and desk. Words would not come. Or, they came, but they were the wrong ones. Always the wrong …

Novel Excerpt: Prologue #2

Photo by Alexander Krivitskiy on Pexels.com “lady, i will touch you with my mind.” He was lost in the chocolate-black forest of her hair, her elegant fingertips rustling the strands delicately.  “touch you and touch and touch” Distantly, at the front of the classroom, in another dimension, the disembodied recitation of the professor floated past, …

Journal: Eureka! The Cure for Writer’s Block (Knock on Wood)

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Friday, August 7, 2020 I’m working on a novel. I’ve never attempted a longer piece like this. Previously, all of my writings have been under twenty pages. Mostly, wayyyy under. Many of them have been just one paragraph. But not in a cool “flash fiction” kinda way (I hadn’t even …