Fiction, Writing Sample

Introducing Roxanne – A Novel Excerpt

The following is an excerpt from my current novel (in progress): Straddling the Void. Scanning the bar for familiar faces, I was both disappointed and relieved by the sea of strangers crowding the pool tables and dance floor. Without being delayed by ceremonious salutes and mingling, I picked my way through the labyrinth of bodies,… Continue reading Introducing Roxanne – A Novel Excerpt

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Fiction, Poetry, Writing Sample

Wednesday Writing Goodies

It's Write Your Heart Out Wednesday, the day I take a break from my novel WIP (work-in-progress), the day I also encourage YOU to write, write, WRITE your HEART out ❤ This Wednesday's contribution, an original poem, "Losing Me," was somewhat of a creative stretch on my part since poetry is by no means my… Continue reading Wednesday Writing Goodies

Faith&Spirituality, Fiction, Short Story, Writing Sample

“Safe” A Short Story

CONTENT WARNING: The content of this short story, although not explicit, deals with mature subject matter. Her knitted sweater caught on a branch. With shaking hands, she tore herself free, stumbling forward. Night creatures croaked and screeched, raising the hair on the back of her exposed neck. The sound of crisp leaves under heavy feet… Continue reading “Safe” A Short Story

Fiction, Identity, Short Story, Writing Sample

Ainslinn: Poetic Prose

I am blind.             No colours or forms, no vivid landscapes, no unique faces or visible features for my memory to cling to. Instead, I immerse myself in the descriptions of brilliant flowers blooming across large expanses –wild, untouched and in abundance— of crystal-clear waters that sparkle with life, and of the soul-piercing blue of… Continue reading Ainslinn: Poetic Prose

Fiction, Short Story, Writing Sample

First Kiss: An Excerpt from “Shadow Princess”

With a tenderness the court ladies were sure to envy, the Elf closed the gap between them. His breath filtered down through her hair, caressing her forehead and increasing the pulse in her veins. A hand trailed along her chin, tilting her lips up to his. Moist and soft, his full lips parted slightly as… Continue reading First Kiss: An Excerpt from “Shadow Princess”

Fiction, Short Story

“Imagine” A Short Story

Originally written for my sister, Elizabeth; for all those swooning moments and shared admiration for everything and anything "Jane Austen." Imagine the crinkle of the envelope as you slide your fingernail under the wax seal, unveiling its contents. Printed expensively on a piece of card, is an invitation for you and your family to attend… Continue reading “Imagine” A Short Story