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
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
Hey look! A blog post that isn't a book review! I know, it's amazing, isn't it? It's been a very interesting journey lately in the life of Rion. As you may have seen, I haven't exactly been living up to what I'd wanted to. I haven't finished the prompts I promised for my September call. … Continue reading Looking Toward the Future
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?!
I received my first packet back from my graduate school mentor today, and was thrilled to see that I'd managed to obtain a perfect 10/10 on the work. After a semester of seemingly above average work and only coming away with average grades to show for it, this is a wonderful pick-me-up for my inspiration. … Continue reading The Best Words