50 Word Friday #28: Allure

“What drew the victim to you in the first place?” “Her fingers.” The cop who asked the question leaned forward. He set his notepad on the table. “What about them?” “She was polished. They weren’t. They drew me in.” The cop withheld a shudder. “Is that why you removed them?”   Note: Maybe because it’s […]

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50 Word Friday #27: Caught Out

Mother and child sat on the bike waiting for the traffic light to change. She desperately wished for green as the torrential downpour had come out of nowhere and hadn’t lessened. She heard him giggle at the deluge and smiled. Sometimes a bad plan can make for a good memory.   I saw this happen […]

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50 Word Friday #23: Turbulence

You tell me it’s nothing. Just wind hitting the plane, but all I can imagine is us falling from the sky. You’re right next to me, but I fear grabbing your hand because I’m still jostled from the fight we had this morning. It’s just a bump, but I worry.

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50 Word Friday #22: Coyote

Their call went out right as the golden hour ended. Surrounding me. Assessing. Standing on the edge of a steep cliff, I wondered what would happen to my body if I slipped. The coyote pack would have full bellies for a week. A twig snapped behind me and I ran.   Photo by Joshua Wilking on Unsplash

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I didn’t know I’d be a writer when I grew up, but I knew I’d never give up writing. [Story time]

I wasn’t the best English student in high school. I simply wasn’t. I was more interested in theatre and making up my own stories in my head. I wasn’t part of journalism, and it honestly didn’t interest me. I was a weird kid, and I’m still pretty weird today. I was the kid who turned […]

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Taking care of yourself ensures you’ll be in the right place care for your business.

I saw an Instagram post some time ago that said something to the effect of “self-care isn’t ridiculous when you’re the CEO, the coffee/errand girl, and everything in between”. Obviously taking breaks when you’re stressed and overtired can be wonderful when trying to start up a business. It may not seem like you have the […]

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