July Reads

                Wow, July seemed to fly by. But I still managed to do my reading, coming in right under the wire again like last month. This time wasn’t due to procrastination or being busy, however, it just came down to the length of two of the books I decided to read. One of which was [...]

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Ghost Stories #1

The Elementary School                 They said the school was built on a cemetery. Not something we were eager to believe, but we couldn’t deny the strange things that happened.                 For starters, there was the cat. No one knew where it came from, or how it had gotten inside, but everyone had seen it. It [...]

Writing Exercise- Lost

*Exercise from The 4 A.M. Breakthrough. #188 Lost*                 “What are we doing here?” Jenna asked her great grandfather.                 Elijah put a gnarled hand on her head and smiled down at her. “This is my old home.”                 “You lived here?” Jenna’s eyes widened as she looked down on the city again.                 It [...]

Experiment TCA-276 (pt 7)

                Morgan allowed herself to cry over Rita for only a minute. She had to get to work if she didn’t want to end up just like her.                 First, she dug around the room for anything that could be a weapon. She didn’t find much. Only a steak knife and a set of crutches. [...]

Experiment TCA-276 (pt 6)

                “What’s that noise?” Rita asked as Morgan re-entered the office.                 “They’re, uh, they’re cutting at the loading dock door. Sounds like a power saw.”                 “They’re going to get in?” Rita tried to move but then clutched at her leg again.                 “Probably, yes. But I called for help.”                 “The police? But [...]

Experiment TCA-276 (pt5)

                Morgan paced the office, biting a fingernail. Rita was pale and sweaty, taking shallow breaths, but her eyes followed Morgan back and forth. Morgan had spent a minute crying after she realized the police weren’t going to come to their rescue, but she’d snapped out of it when she heard the pounding on the [...]

April Reads

                Four books for the month of April. One of them was on my overall reading list. I’m really enjoying reflecting on the books in my book journal. I feel like it benefits me not only as a reader, but also as a writer. I look deeper into the books and analyze technique more thoroughly [...]