The Girl In The Shadows

I am sixteen and my friends are very few. They are chosen with care. It isn’t that I’m stuck-up or conceited; it’s more like people are okay in small doses. I don’t like people. People hurt each other. They make demands. Love is conditional based on what they can get out of a relationship. People … Continue reading The Girl In The Shadows

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What’s That Sound?

The abandoned steam engine had sat idle for so long the tumbleweeds, briars, and yellow birch saplings had almost covered it. The old number sixteen still bared its number proudly--but how had the number escaped being overgrown? A sound, light scratching from inside the once-proud locomotive. Then there was something that almost sounded like a … Continue reading What’s That Sound?

The Best Editing Tools for Creative Writers

The Best Editing Tools for Creative Writers. by Robert Morris at interestingliterature.com. https://theowlladyblog.wordpress.com/2015/03/12/the-best-editing-tools-for-creative-writers/#like-53577 This is some great advice for any writer, regardless of genre, who struggles with revision and self-editing. There was no reblog button so you'll need to click on one of the above links to read the article.