Pirates. There’s something about these swindling sea dogs that’s infinitely fascinating. Though they weren’t law-abiding citizens by any stretch of the imagination, there’s still something admirable about their carefree (or should I say reckless) and self-governing lifestyles that sometimes makes me wish I’d sailed the 17th century seas with them. But I’ll try to digress. Continue reading “#8Sunday 05/7/17 WeWriWa Entry: “Port””
Yeah, I know, it’s been like two weeks since my last snippet. If I could sum up senior year of high school in one sentence, it would be “I wish I had the time”. But I digress. If you happened to miss my last snippet, here it is: “Inhabitance”. And if you think these weekly snippets seem pretty interesting and you’d like to participate, all you have to do is hop over to Weekend Writing Warriors for all the information you need on their writing events! This week, we find that Johanan has exited the clearing and has raced back to the road in hope of any clue as to where the men have disappeared to. Unfortunately for Johanan, things aren’t starting to look up (if you’ve come for a heart-warming, super uplifting story, you might be lost). Continue reading “#8Sunday 04/23/17 WeWriWa Entry: “Dread””
I feel like a lot of people don’t really know what they want to do with their lives. They haven’t found that spark of interest, their life’s calling. Continue reading “Finding Your Purpose In Life: It’s Not Easy”
Another Sunday, another snippet! Picking up where last week’s entry, “Dusk”, left off, we’ll find Johanan waking up to a scene quite different from the lively campsite from the night prior. Continue reading “#8Sunday 04/09/17 WeWriWa Entry: “Inhabitance””
These entries have been pretty action-packed so far, so for this week’s entry I figured we’d take a step back and relax for a moment Continue reading “#8Sunday 04/02/17 WeWriWa Entry: “Dusk””
For this week’s entry I figured I’d take a break from my first perilous installment (here’s last week’s, “An Attempt at Diplomacy”, if you missed it) and switch over to another series, a short story I’ve been working on for a few weeks for Baen Books’ writing contest. As always, if you want to get involved in these weekly submissions you can head over to Weekend Writing Warriors for all the info on their writing events. Here’s just one snippet from the story- and don’t worry, if you’ve started sinking back in your seat, this one will make you jump right back to the edge of it: Continue reading “#8Sunday 03/26/17 WeWriWa Entry: “Acting Quickly””
This week’s WeWriWa entry will pick up where my first entry “Gap” left off. You can head on over to Weekend Writing Warriors to find all the info you need about their writing events and how to participate. Here’s my entry, where we find our explorer in a pretty tight spot: Continue reading “#8Sunday 03/19/17 WeWriWa Entry: “An Attempt at Diplomacy””
Ideas solve problems, become inventions, cure diseases, build cities, make discoveries, write books, sing songs. They are the foundation of our lives and make the world go ’round. Yet if always kept enclosed in the confines of our minds, if never shared, never acted upon, they will surely come with us to the graveyard as just that: an idea.
I recently stumbled across the site of Weekend Writing Warriors and their latest writing event for March 5th, 2017. The event involves posting an 8-10 sentence excerpt of a piece of work. To participate in this event or any in the future, simply click the link above to visit their site, where you’ll find writing and entry submission guidelines, a list of genre categories, other participants’ works, etc. I figured it’d be a nice change of pace for the weekend, so here’s my excerpt entry of one of my works I’m currently writing: Continue reading “#8Sunday 03/05/17 WeWriWa Entry: “Gap””
If we were to hold a moment and reflect on our past mistakes and the lessons learned from making them, we would wield the power to see the error of our ways. Our undesirable habits are just that: habits, vicious cycles which can be broken, but only once we understand what holds them together.