creative writing

A Campground Tale

A childhood terror, you ask?  Well. I don’t know about terror. But I have this memory that doesn’t quite line up with… reality?  I was probably seven or eight at the time. I was with my family on vacation at… Read More »A Campground Tale

Book on Sale

Hey. Life has been kicking me in the shins lately and I’m a little blah in the brain right now. So instead of a normal Tuesday post, I wanted to pop in here and let you know that my first… Read More »Book on Sale

Horror Prompt 3

Marien Reed brushed her hair off her forehead and smeared flour on her nose before returning her focus to kneading the dough on the countertop. Her seven-year-old son, Stuart, dashed past her and bumped her leg. “Slow down!”  “Sorry mom!”… Read More »Horror Prompt 3

Shadow People

So, I’ve been thinking about creepy things, as usual. And I stumbled across this lovely woman on TikTok who talks about folklore and mythological beasties. And she really makes ya think. A recent video she posted talked about the shadow… Read More »Shadow People

Editing Tips #4

Continuing with my tips for the second round of edits. After I get storyline worked on, I rework description and dialogue. And after I know all these details of my book, I work on my pitch.  Starting with description. Each… Read More »Editing Tips #4

A Busy Sunday

Hey, I’m on tiktok @kylieraewriter If the video doesn’t load for you (it was giving me problems trying to embed) you can click here instead 🙂 Just a little clip of all the things I do when I need to… Read More »A Busy Sunday

The Bridge

They say no one’s been to the other side. They say no one knows where it leads. They say it’s impossible to cross, and many have fallen to their death. They say I shouldn’t even think about it… But I… Read More »The Bridge

Why Me?

Oh, I dread the days like thisWhere I wake as though under waterWith my brain swimming and eyes blurring,When I can’t walk straight Or think straight Or see straight But duty callsUp, for the kids and to get some work… Read More »Why Me?