FICTION FRIDAY: Next Door Neighbor

So I'm still in flashback mode for now, but since it's Friday the 13th, I had to share this particular piece with you. I'm not one to write a lot of horror, though I'd love to try some day, and this is likely the closest I've gotten. But I still like this, and I wish … Continue reading FICTION FRIDAY: Next Door Neighbor

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My Bookshelf is Particularly Well-Traveled

There is a downfall to being a writing student and studying abroad, particularly across an ocean, and working with several very successful authors. (I know, it's astounding. How could there possibly be a downside?) But the downside is this: you are very low on disposable income, you spend every penny you can on books by … Continue reading My Bookshelf is Particularly Well-Traveled

It Needs to be How Long?!

I have an on-going frustration with the length of things. In school, all my papers were longer than I thought they needed to be. (Unless it was a creative writing assignment. Then I distinctly remember raising my hand after being told the minimum page length, and asking "Is there a maximum?") Everything was too long. … Continue reading It Needs to be How Long?!