A Poem, The Glass World

This was a fun poem to put together. I thought of it this morning. This reminds me of something, something perhaps that some of us have in our home?We know it for a particular name, but the contents within may call it their glass world. I walked to the ends of my worldShadows beyond myContinue reading “A Poem, The Glass World”

Some Quotes, Wants and Needs

I’ve been writing for this character in an upcoming novel. He is known as Mr. Pembrook. He is an older, mysterious omniscient introverted hermit of a man offering sage advice. Here are just a few quirky proclivities he exhibits:He walks through the woods to get back to his home, but a peculiar trait of hisContinue reading “Some Quotes, Wants and Needs”

A Poem, The Devil visits

I wrote this poem alongside a chapter introduction of my upcoming novel. I had just finished the chapter introduction and the character dialogue when the below poem fell into place, so I just went with the flow.I’ve added the chapter introduction and the dialogue directly after the poem to give more context. In short, aContinue reading “A Poem, The Devil visits”

A Quote, and a Peek Behind the Curtain of My Creative Process

As I continue my writing, I like to peruse my previous entries looking for potential advertising type of material. I found this little nugget of dialogue from a unique character with an interesting perspective: “I’d rather be using this wood to start a campfire or build a home, not use it to make a coffin.Continue reading “A Quote, and a Peek Behind the Curtain of My Creative Process”

What’s Your Motivation?

For the cursed town in my novel, a small brazen group formed to help fend off the antagonist. Every night, they would put themselves in danger to protect the civilians. For them, it was a hard transition, going from living a carefree life to an ingredient in a devil’s soup. At any moment, The WalkingContinue reading “What’s Your Motivation?”

A Poem and The Seed of Thoughts

It’s hard to believe that this little doggerel style poem turned into a Twenty Chapter Novel for me: The Walking Man: He walks up and down the streets at night,Protected from the daylight.He feeds on the soul’s fright,So, don’t get in his sight.He wants what you have that being your soul,His favorite thing to doContinue reading “A Poem and The Seed of Thoughts”

One’s Mirror Reflection

I was going through some advertising material that I had spun up a few months back for my novel and stumbled across an interesting topic that focused on our mirror reflections. In my novel, there is a character named Jeffrey, who had recently discovered a mirror for the first time. Jeffrey seeing himself for theContinue reading “One’s Mirror Reflection”

Surely You Jest!

Random thoughts sort of blog, short and sweet! Over the years, I’ve always bounced certain decisions off close friends or relatives of mine for insight and feedback. They all offered good advice, ultimately similar advice such as “what does your gut tell you to do?” and “just listen to the little person on your shoulder.”Continue reading “Surely You Jest!”

Bark Back at The World

“The world will bark back at you, Elias. Do you cower in fear, fall in-line, or do you bark back and maybe take a bite out of the world? What makes you is how you react to that bark.” This is the advice given by an older character trying to motivate another character to continueContinue reading “Bark Back at The World”

Rise Up and Turn Your Head Toward The Storm

2020 was such a crazy and yet interesting year for me. I have mentioned in previous blogs that I wrote my first novel. It took a lot of mental preparedness to finally push myself to achieve this goal, but it has been well worth it. One of the most exciting parts of creating my novelContinue reading “Rise Up and Turn Your Head Toward The Storm”

Seed of Hope

Something that was always on my list of things to do finally came to fruition this year. I published my very first novel. There was such a range of emotions when the release date approached. The best way to sum it up was a rollercoaster of emotions. I would go from being nervous and mutteringContinue reading “Seed of Hope”

Do you remember our first night together?

I always loved coming up with poems on the fly. One night, the below poem came to mind. I call it “Do you remember our first night together?” Little did I know that this poem served as a foreshadowing of sorts for the love that two characters shared in a novel that I wrote. TheContinue reading “Do you remember our first night together?”