Personal Post :: May ’19 (Slump)

Back in August of 2018, I shared a post about my relationship with creative energy –> In a Slump :: Courting Inspiration. There were several anecdotes I listed, in essence, to seduce inspiration back into my life when I’m in a slump – whether pertaining to reading or writing. The post was a quirky, personal narrative […]

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An Unclaimed Likeness | Episode 2

  An Unclaimed Likeness is a blog series meant to give voice to forgotten photographs. These stories are a work of fiction. Names, characters, businesses, places, events, locales, and incidents are either the products of the author’s imagination or used in a fictitious manner. Any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, or actual events is […]

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NaNoWriMo :: Day 1

Didn’t get off to the best start on Day One (just a little over 600 words) but I kept telling myself: “I started.” That’s what matters right? To begin. To commence. I mixed it up a little and played with free-writing on Day One instead of choosing a specific moment on the timeline to sketch. […]

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Sexual Musings :: Anonymous

Sexual Musings :: Anonymous Violet light is dripping across the page, under the shadow of ink and words I’ve laid down like thistles. Every line protects a promise, caged stripes of faded blue and echoes of all the praise which would spill from my mouth if I’d only let them loose like doves into the […]

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Preptober :: Character Sketch

“It’s never a pleasure to hang a woman,” the man drawled atop the gallows. Between the muddy streets and the dripping slats, sunlight seemed to dance over his silver hair like ripples of creek water. Polished boots squeaked with each step as he paced and crowed across the huddled crowd, voice rich in the sullen […]

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Personal Post :: September

“I love the weirdos. The rule breakers. The strange, whimsical, outlandish, peculiar, and uncanny. The misfits. The curious, unusual, eccentric, and unpredictable. The freaks. The radical star-gazing vagabonds. The loners. The rejects. The outsiders. The silly romanticists who ridiculously dream of changing the world someday…because they do.” -Creig Crippen Favorite Posts Written in September Book […]

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#Prompt Post :: Flowers

There’s vines at your feet, delicate and green as emeralds- but above you? A castle of opal walls, shining like rainbow fire in the midday sun. Your clumsy fingertips, coaxing sleepy skin to rise and reach, are stained violet with wild phlox and lilac petals. Imagine a world where your heart wasn’t black obsidian and […]

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Sunday Night Aesthetic :: Seren

aes·thet·ic esˈTHedik/ adjective concerned with beauty or the appreciation of beauty. noun a set of principles underlying and guiding the work of a particular artist or artistic movement. “The American finds me boring,” Olivia sighed, idly stroking the ears of the calico kitten curled in her lap. Dusk cast shattered light in through the windows, […]

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