Tag Archives: fear

Trepidation: sharing your work

The sun is long set and I can hear a downpour through my open window. I have experienced this night before, as have you… I’m sure. I have ink on my knuckles, blue smears and abysmal handwriting have become a … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction: Coral

The water was cold silk on her skin as the currents dragged her under. Rays of light scattered around the boat-shaped silhouette above her. The taste of salt was strongĀ  upon her tongue as bubbles rippled over the threshold of … Continue reading

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Flashfiction: Wind

Her homeland had changed, the summers were no longer the warm refuge from the relentless onslaught of winter they once had been. The very land itself was ruthless, as it always had been, and she knew all too well the … Continue reading

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On the Topic of Writing

As aspiring writers there are certainly things we struggle with as we explore the maze that is our craft. It is a highly passionate craft, writing, and there are a lot of people with a lot to say about what … Continue reading

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Flashfiction: Cruelty

About: Action scenes and dialogue always feel tricky to pull off. Practise is the remedy! The scent of burning flesh filled his Nostrils as another breath of fire engulfed the unfortunate souls nearby. He danced to the rhythm of thundering … Continue reading

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Compassion

What matters origin, of what consequence is hue of hide, when we’ve become kin, and found in brotherhood pride? Our differences spur growth, where likeness yields stagnation, celebrate us both, celebrate change and our hearts’ rejuvination. Fear is the seed, … Continue reading

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The beast within

I have been yanking at this last chain for years, I broke the fetters that had me bound, Shattered these shackles of cold steel. I struggle with this last chain, Each link enhanced by one of my many fears. But … Continue reading

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