The Forbidden -The Presentation (Chapter 7)

"So you're saying your mother wasn’t worried? Not even after she heard you drank alcohol?”   “She trusts me.” I shrug. “And she knew it was an accident.”  Somehow, Marlein had found out about the study night at the pub. I knew it couldn’t have been Maxton’s doing.  “Huh.” Marlein crosses her arms. “You’re not just telling …

Baby

Cordelia likes to quote Shakespeare in arguments or "life defining" moments, and every now and then she'll set an alarm to wake up in the middle of the night just to look at the stars.  Arnold is a "pacifist." He doesn't fight for or against anything. He just laughs and drives and nods his head …

Writing Prompt (Post-Apocalyptic)

A Single Drop of Ocean:  The Dream Journal of Frederick Willspin Avery  Drawing on the global and temporal experiences showcased in David Mitchell's Cloud Atlas, this additional chapter argues that the different perspectives in the book each showcase how unity comes at a price. More specifically, unity can only be achieved if certain powers are …

Writing 102

I need you to write what you know.  Her eyes had leveled with mine.  I need you to be raw and unforgiving. None of this stuff about elves or outer space. That's not what we need right now.  "I can't believe she said that to you." Keisha's eyes narrow. "Who does that woman think she is?"  "Kinda stupid," …