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Good Thing – Flash Fiction Friday

Hi, creatives! Hope everyone has had a great and productive week. Mine has been slow going and exhausting. Lots of mental stimulation that has left me feeling drained, and also lent itself to the mood of this flash fiction. I’m participating in a flash fiction contest hosted by @gwenmitchellauthor and @pagesandpassages over on Insta. This is the final week.… Continue reading Good Thing – Flash Fiction Friday

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Mrs. Daniels – Flash Fiction Friday

Hello, creatives. Another flash fiction for you today. This one is short, and so inspired by a random fact I came across. That ancient central American rulers may have worn cloaks made of hummingbird's wings! How many hummingbirds were killed to make a cloak that large? Crazy! I’m also participating in a flash fiction contest… Continue reading Mrs. Daniels – Flash Fiction Friday

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Three Quotes, Three Days, One Challenge: Day Three

Hi. Happy Friday. Sorry about the double posts. Last day of this challenge and I've had so much fun sharing these quotes with you. So this isn't necessarily a quote but a line from one of my favorite poems, Auguries of Innocence by William Blake. It reminds me to take a moment each day to… Continue reading Three Quotes, Three Days, One Challenge: Day Three

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Pizza and Beer- Flash Fiction Friday

Hello, creatives. I’m participating in a flash fiction contest hosted by @gwenmitchellauthor and @pagesandpassages over on Insta. This is week two. Something quick and fun for you today. I always find my favorite ideas are made under pressure and deadlines, having written this in the last thirty minutes. That's not to say my best prose is accomplished in the… Continue reading Pizza and Beer- Flash Fiction Friday

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Three Quotes, Three Days, One Challenge: Day Two

Hello, there! Day two of this three-day challenge. I was nominated by Jade over at JadeLMWrites   Benjamin Franklin's words ring true today as much as when he first spoke them. For me, this quote does not mean we must pour excessive amounts of money into our education but we must school ourselves in the… Continue reading Three Quotes, Three Days, One Challenge: Day Two

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Three Quotes, Three Days, One Challange: Day One

Hello, creatives! I was nominated by the lovely Jade over at JadeLMWrites Be sure to check out her blog for some great content and inspiration for those on their writing journey. I'm so glad to participate in this challenge, as I've been neglecting my blog for some time. Other than flash fiction, its been pretty much… Continue reading Three Quotes, Three Days, One Challange: Day One

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Soledad and the Lost Priestess

Hello, creatives! I'm participating in a flash fiction contest hosted by @gwenmitchellauthor and @pagesandpassages over on Insta. Check out their feed for full rules. I chose their word prompt 'wicked' for this weeks flash fiction Friday. Also using the immensely talented @ilustralia work of art as visual inspiration. As always, these are not perfectly edited. They… Continue reading Soledad and the Lost Priestess

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Larger Beasts – Friday Flash Fiction

Hello, creatives! How is everyone? Hope you had a productive week. Friday means flash fiction! Today's prompt was taken from Pinterest, and I wish I could credit the artist but it's so hard to find the original when it is pinned and pinned again. If you happen to know who it is, please let me… Continue reading Larger Beasts – Friday Flash Fiction

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Until We Meet Again – Flash Fiction Friday

Hello, creatives. I hope your week has proven productive, and your weekend will be refreshing. I have pushed through two chapters in my wip and although the writing is not strong, the story is being told. I had hoped to have the first draft finished by now, but other projects have slowed that progress. The… Continue reading Until We Meet Again – Flash Fiction Friday

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The Boat – Friday Flash Fiction

Hello, creatives. Late Friday post, but here is my latest flash fiction. So many pictures and captions have inspired me lately. I rode that wave and created the next few flash fiction Friday's to share. Anywho, today's prompt comes from emmathewriter over on Instagram. She posts creative prompts and Friday contests, some great and inspirational content,… Continue reading The Boat – Friday Flash Fiction

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Retribution Rails – Book Review

Retribution Rails by Erin Bowman My rating: 5 of 5 stars For Reese Murphy, an act of kindness bestowed upon him doubles as a curse when the Rose Riders force him to join their infamous gang of outlaws after they find a mysterious gold coin in Murphy's possession. Only when Murphy produces the man that… Continue reading Retribution Rails – Book Review

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Hex – Book Review

Hex by Thomas Olde Heuvelt My rating: 3 of 5 stars Told in multiple perspectives, Hex depicts the daily life of those living in Black Spring. Cursed. Trapped. Suicidal. This is the norm for those ill-fated to call Black Spring, home. Katherine Van Wyler, known as the Black Rock Witch, has roamed the town for… Continue reading Hex – Book Review

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The Hunter: Monster Within -Book Review

The Hunter: Monster Within by L. A. Vockins My rating: 4 of 5 stars The Hunter was a monster story through and through. I loved the gore and the dark material Vockins spread out, but was more fantastic was the humanity he brought to the surface as well. These characters were not just monstrous, although… Continue reading The Hunter: Monster Within -Book Review

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Midnight – Flash Fiction Friday

Hello, creatives! Happy Friday. I miss doing flash fiction. I have no excuse other than I just don't buckle down and do it. This one was fun. I like unique perspectives and tried my hand at one. Today's picture prompt was stolen from Pinterest. No idea who the original artist is. But, thank you to… Continue reading Midnight – Flash Fiction Friday

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The Strings of Murder – Book Review

The Strings of Murder by Oscar de Muriel My rating: 5 of 5 stars The year is 1888, Jack the Ripper wreaks havoc, and Ian Frey has just been discharged from his position as Inspector. To secure back his position, and hopefully the affections of his former fiancé, he must accept a classified case in… Continue reading The Strings of Murder – Book Review