I was tagged, by Mollie, to participate in a game called 7-7-7. The object is to post seven lines from the seventh paragraph on the seventh page or chapter in your current WIP. From No More Champagne: “Honey…” Her tone had softened, and I knew she was about to spout religious platitudes I was frankly … Continue reading 7-7-7
“For last year's words belong to last year's language And next year's words await another voice. And to make an end is to make a beginning." - T.S. Eliot It's not uncommon for people to desperately try to shake off the remnants of the year as the promise of a new year and a new … Continue reading New Year, New Stuffs.
Last week a whopping zero people participated in the writing prompt, and I'm not surprised. Why, you ask? Well, it was our first one, silly. So, here is our second writing prompt picture: Is this dog loving life, or hating every moment of it? Perhaps the poor little thing is plotting some crazy scheme … Continue reading Writing Prompt Wednesday
It is good to love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is well done. -Vincent van Gogh Take a cold bath, buddy. I'm not talking about a scandalous affair with x-rated photographs. I'm talking about my obsession fascination … Continue reading A graphic love affair.
Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful. - Norman Vincent Peale When I say that last year I wasn't in the Christmas spirit, I mean I really, really was not in the Christmas spirit. If I could've had a conversation with the Grinch last year, he would've … Continue reading Fa la la la la
You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you. -Ray Bradbury The past several days have been particularly difficult at work. I feel really guilty for saying that because I know many people would kill for my schedule, so I have to remind myself that it is okay for me to have off … Continue reading Excuse me, I must write.
You never appreciate your anonymity until you don't have it anymore. - Jason Priestley Hello, my name is not Aila Stephens. Not really, anyway. Let's call Aila my alter ego. My second self. My spiritual doppelganger, if you will. When I lost my mind decided to pursue writing I knew immediately I would require a pseudonym. … Continue reading What’s in a name?