Castle hall with large windows
Poetry & Flash Fiction

Meeting the Queen- Flashfiction

Raego followed cautiously after the guard that would lead her to the Queen, ever careful to stay out of sight. Her hands trembled as she slowly drew closer, the massive double doors soon coming into sight. Her palms were slick with a fresh layer of sweat as the voices reverberating off the inside of her… Continue reading Meeting the Queen- Flashfiction

Poetry & Flash Fiction, World-building

Serarkini, The White Phoenix at the End of the World- A fictional poem

The poem below is written from the perspective of a fictional character for the purpose of worldbuilding in a larger story. I often write poetry to practice perspective taking with my characters, and to help build my understanding of their personalities, inner thoughts, and struggles.   Will fire reign upon us? Will fire reign upon… Continue reading Serarkini, The White Phoenix at the End of the World- A fictional poem

Poetry & Flash Fiction, Psychology & Social Thoughts

Not an Enemy but an Ally- A Poem

Someone close once said to me...   "In every life memory, there are mistakes... pains, regrets, and anger.   Things that tear into the heart, corrupt the soul, and darken the energy.   The only way to be free of this oppression, is to leave these things in the past, and leave the past as… Continue reading Not an Enemy but an Ally- A Poem

Literary Citizenship, Psychology & Social Thoughts

Writer’s Anxiety and Why We Should Talk About It

Every day on my Twitter feed I see posts from fellow writers chronicling their feelings of worthlessness, distress, and crushing self-doubt in regards to their writing and by extension themselves. As writers we place a lot of value in the success of our words, and whether we are published or not, those words mean the… Continue reading Writer’s Anxiety and Why We Should Talk About It