The Big Sleep

Zena woke from a century-long slumber with a dull migraine. She stretched her numb muscles as the pod door opened, Captain Lewis stood to greet her. “Happy awakening,” his voice was raspy from years of rest. He took her hand and helped her out of the cryogenic chamber. “Captain Lewis,” Zena saluted before looking around… Continue reading The Big Sleep


How to Get Over Writer’s Block

You sit at your favorite dining room chair, the one by the window that's angled in a way you won't get a glare on your laptop screen but you can still the outside world. This is your designated writing time, your chance to catch up on your work-in-progress without distractions. You wiggle your fingers over… Continue reading How to Get Over Writer’s Block

Scary Story Starters

Whenever I hit the wall during a writing project I like to jam things loose by setting a five minute timer and following a random writing prompt. Today I found myself dying in front of my laptop, nothing could get my fingers to move. It was time for a prompt break. So, I decided to… Continue reading Scary Story Starters


Survive the Night

The only proof that the cabin existed was a smoldering post. It had been the main support for the front porch. It now crumbled with glowing embers, ash gathered around the brick that once held up the sixty year old cabin. Shani shivered in her plaid pajamas. without the glow of the fire she was… Continue reading Survive the Night


Poem: The Great American Procrastination

I can’t taste the Matcha mama made. It’s just too hot for pleasure. The tea steams in the cup to my left on a stack of broken-spine paperback novels. My hand grips the pen hovering like a bird over the blankest notepad ever to exist. I should sip the tea and be sophisticated, right? I… Continue reading Poem: The Great American Procrastination


3 Foodie Things I Learned this Morning

This morning I woke at 2 am and had trouble sleeping. I figured, why waste a good chunk of alone time? So, I dived into the internet to see if I could learn some cool new facts about the "foods" I loved most, but knew so little of. According to this Huffington Post article Europeans used… Continue reading 3 Foodie Things I Learned this Morning


5 Online Places to Submit Poetry

I have been in love with poetry since the sixth grade, I remember typing up my poems and binding them to make little books that I shared with others. I remember my first collection was titled 'Midnight Concert'. Now I continue with self-publishing online, places like Kindle Direct Publishing make it surprisingly easy. Though when I'm… Continue reading 5 Online Places to Submit Poetry