Ahuvati – Short Story Format

He was alone in the churning surf. A ship stacked with multi-coloured containers drifted on the horizon further out in the Mediterranean. He caught a wave and cruised on it as far as it would take him before being dumped off the board into the water. This was his freedom, his place to submerge and… Continue reading Ahuvati – Short Story Format

8 Seconds

Eight seconds, that’s all it would take, then he’d be done for the day. Wade hung his head over the small stainless steel sink and tried to breathe. He’d be up soon, out there in the ring again for the first time since the accident. Nerves clenched his gut. He heaved but only water came… Continue reading 8 Seconds

Inspiration

Generally my story ideas come from all the traditional places: what I've read, TV, movies, newspaper/magazine articles, a face or action from someone that I've glimpsed. Recently I've been trying to organize my brain into how I'm going to prepare for what I'm writing. I'm generally a pantser but I know from doing NaNoWriMo that… Continue reading Inspiration

Monday Morning Murder

Monday morning, the sun rose, the world turned, and my dog brought me a fleshy human hand from the creek. I contemplated it for a minute then looked toward the direction of the creek. Sun glinted like dancing diamonds through the leaves of the trees. The cicadas weren’t humming yet but the day would be… Continue reading Monday Morning Murder