Monthly Archives: June 2016

Whatever Happens, Happens

The day unfurled like a blank scroll waiting to be written; waiting to record my future. I lifted the quill and began to write in prayer. Our Father’s and Hail Mary’s preluded a discussion with God – asking for the … Continue reading

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Panic Attack

It has been months since I’ve had a panic attack. Months since being gripped in an irrational paralyzing terror. Today, at the worst possible moment, I found myself in the agonizing throes of fear, anxiety, and panic. This morning I had a … Continue reading

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Bloody Mary

It began with a dare. A stupid, stupid, dare. We were all adults, but there I was locked in the bathroom. Three lit candles illuminating the room with just enough light to make the darkness visible. Water rushed from the faucet; the conduit … Continue reading

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Writing Station

I work for a living to support my family. I live, like so many, on a tight budget. Months ago my laptop went up in a literal puff of smoke. As a result I have been writing from my phone … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Authors: Mentors and Writing

Dear Authors, Extraordinary men and women who have accomplished what I have only dreamed to do since I was in the fourth grade, I have a question. Do you have a mentor? More than a fellow author you admire, but … Continue reading

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Piercing the Veil Pt. 2

It was a short drive to the Mount Shasta City Lodge, a tired two story unkempt motel complete with an unmarked gravel parking lot littered with weeds. On either story stretched rows of identical chocolate colored doors standing out against … Continue reading

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Piercing the Veil

“I had no idea!” Ivan was pacing back and forth in the room. His heavy boots sounding off the wooden floorboards. “Me either. I can’t figure out why I didn’t sense it. No triggering alarms – nothing screaming in my head … Continue reading

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