Announcement: Flash Fiction and more!

ANNOUNCEMENT POST: FLASH FICTION/WHAT TO BE EXPECTING FROM MY BLOG! I will be posting 'Flash Fiction' pieces (100 words or less) starting next week. This is my way of practicing while also showing my creative process! There will be one or two posts a week of my flash fiction next to my regular 'Free Hand'… Continue reading Announcement: Flash Fiction and more!

Free Hand #15 (Give Me My Music)

It's been raining all week. Nice weather, I like it very much. Currently reading about four books simultaneously on different things, fiction and poetry books. Also listening to Lady Gaga's latest album Joanne (2016).   Cannot see the sun, the blood in my mouth bubbles over my lips and my mind swims in the dark.… Continue reading Free Hand #15 (Give Me My Music)

Free Hand #14 (Speculative Poetry)

It's only Tuesday and it feels like the end of the week for me. I often take into account the weather when I start my daily writing. I try to work through my environment before writing on other subjects. Also, listening to: Veruca Salt, Album: Ghost Notes (2015)     SPECULATIVE POETRY   Daytime with… Continue reading Free Hand #14 (Speculative Poetry)

Currently Reading: After the Quake by Haruki Murakami

WARNING: SPOILERS I thought I would begin posting short reflections on what I am currently reading since I have extra time this summer to focus on my blog. I am thinking that I will do one of these posts once a week, since I have an ever shuffling stack of books that I am always… Continue reading Currently Reading: After the Quake by Haruki Murakami

Free Hand #13 (Synthetic City)

Today is one of those days that I struggle with SLC. This is a rough piece that I jotted down about my own personal conflict with SLC.   My blood is hot and the water boils against my skin. The cool wave of wind holds tight to my skin, breathing through my clothes and outlining my… Continue reading Free Hand #13 (Synthetic City)

Questions about Writers Resist

I've been reading about Writers Resist. An organization to defend democracy and rights in America in which writers get together and use their talents to resist corruption. I'm interested by this since for the past five months I've been struggling along with everyone else at the state of our Nation and the politics that are… Continue reading Questions about Writers Resist

Hemlock Grove: Netflix Series and Novel

WARNING: CONTAINS SOME SPOILERS I am a big fan of the Hemlock Grove series that was featured by Netflix from 2013-2015. After starting the first season I was instantly pulled into this strange horror/suspense series and shortly after I decided to read the novel (Hemlock Grove) that the Netflix series was based on by Brian… Continue reading Hemlock Grove: Netflix Series and Novel

My Summer Book List: Poetry

I've done a lot of debating on this and next to my giant stack of fiction books that I would love to read, I've decided to focus this summer on, of course, poetry. Here are the five books (on or about Poetry) that I plan to read this summer. Singing School by Robert Pinsky, I… Continue reading My Summer Book List: Poetry