Battling Demons: A Super Short Story

Fiction Story Excerpt Blessed be those who battle daily a mind that knows no peace. m.a.young As night falls draping its solemn darkness upon the earth like a heavy winter blanket, she curls into a tiny ball in the corner of her bed expecting their arrival. Hands locked tightly around her knees, holding them close to her chest. Eyes open wide, fighting the need for sleep they will never receive.

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Coronavirus: Making or Breaking Relationships since 2020

Coronavirus – it’s a serious subject. But let’s be honest, with so much serious going around, a little comic relief is quite necessary. That’s all this is. So don’t go getting your panties in a bunch. 😉 I’ve done it. You’ve done it. We’ve all done it. Fantasized about how wonderful life would be if we could just push the world aside and be free to spend all our moments

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The Emotional Hangover

Jumping back into the blog water with some writing prompts. Today’s pick comes to us courtesy of ThinkWritten.com (and if it inspires some connection of words in your mind, please consider sharing in the comments below – linking to a post of your own inspired by it is okay too – but know that I review all comments and spammy ones are tossed). And with that, today’s prompt is: Outside

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Breaking Free

Breaking free is hard. I’ve looked back on my blog posts over the years, which are all over the place of course, and I’ve visited my old writing accounts on various forums. Stopping short of digging out the plastic bins in storage filled with notebooks and journals, little scraps of paper, article and magazine clippings dating back as far as the 1980s — I just wanted to refresh myself on

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Alone at Night

Writing prompt courtesy of Writers Write: “Write about being alone at night.” Her melodic laugh fills the room and inspires all around her. Her smile, bright and wide, forces a sort of sparkle in her eyes that draws you in and begs you, too, to be light and airy — happy even. It is like an infectious virus permeating every cell of your body. She is the best friend of

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