I entered into Scholastic Art & Writing a few months ago and the results are out! I'm so excited to announce that I won a silver key for Virtual Heaven. This is my first shot at finishing a completely original short sci-fi story. I had so much fun, and it was such a great experience… Continue reading Scholastic Silver Key Award
[LEAH FAIRCHILD’S COMPUTER>>PROGRAM PC0.0][DATE>>12/21/2023][TIME>>02:37, PST] >>LEAH Persistent vegetative state. The doctors said that I had no awareness. They said I couldn’t recognize even my own husband. They said it was a mercy to let me die. Before administering the drugs that would kill me, Arien hovered at the edge of my bed. His white coat… Continue reading Virtual Heaven
Hey everyone! I'm so proud to announce that I recently published two of my short stories: Elise and Sunlight. You can buy the Kindle format on Amazon for just 99 cents, or read them free through Kindle Unlimited! You can also find the pre-publication version on this blog: Elise and Sunlight. Check out the covers… Continue reading I Just Published Two Short Stories!
sunlight falls away untilall we see noware duvets of fogand rainand grey skiessummer dies —you can see it leaves fallthe sky turns in earlyflushing with rashesof scarlet and goldamidst the leavesmy blood poolsdripping darkover molding leaves and pine conesthe echo of a gunshotlingers in the airi'll survive, the physician tells meit's a matter of choicethe… Continue reading Gunshot
The story behind this one is that I messed up on a weekly spread and it looked horrible. I wanted to cover it up, so I just pasted in some pieces of yellow paper and topped it off with washi tape. You can't even tell now! Hey guys, I thought I'd share with you a… Continue reading My BuJo System (+ bullet journal review)
So ... In the Silence Between just hit the 100 follower mark! Shout out to HYPERBOLA for being the 100th follower! I really appreciate everyone who's taken the time to read, like, comment, and subscribe to this blog. Thanks to everyone! A while back, Annlyel nominated me for the Blogger Recognition Award (which I haven't… Continue reading 100 Followers! (and Blogger Recognition Award)
In the seat in front of me, a girl's voice teases upward into a laugh. Between the window and the seat, her face is framed by light and a smartphone pressed to her ear; she's talking to someone she loves. The sun is hard in its heat and soft in its rays, and swaddles me… Continue reading Snapshots, 090619
Hi everyone! It's been a while. I've been busy with family in town and school, but I really had to share this with you! As a writer and organization-loving person, I've always wanted a noveling app or software to plan, plot, write, and revise my stories. I also like things to be free, so that… Continue reading Wavemaker Noveling Software
Hey girl, I know the idea of being alone freaks you out. This is a poem for you.
prowling the plainssharpening your clawson the bones of your preyroaring just to hear yourselfslashing the air into ribbonsthat haunt the fields from border to borderbecause this is your territorygritty, fine, messythis dirt between clawsis homefinds its way into your coat of ironpart of you, as muchas your killer call:to hunt the inferiorexalt your alpha namesatiate… Continue reading Lion