Writing Prompt #069


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“Lower the gun.”

The order was the last thing I wanted to follow. I had been taught all of my life that you do what you are told. That if you do, you won’t get in trouble and that you will live long and prosper on this earth.

But now, as I stood here, holding a gun in my trembling hands and pointing it at my own mother, the only conscientious choice that I had was to disobey the woman who had given me life.Read More »

Indie Publishing: My Pros and Cons

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I thought this might be a useful post for some of you who may have not taken the step or journey into the publishing world yet, or even maybe for those who have. I’ve compiled a list of pros and cons that I have discovered for myself. Honestly, I don’t think Indie is the end all be all. There are so many paths, and there can be a right and wrong for you, that may be different for others. God has a separate path for each of us and I wish you the best on whichever one that is. So let’s get into it! Here is my list of pros and cons. Read More »

Writing Prompt 068


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It was a day of sorrow and a day of joy. The queen drew a steadying breath and her limbs trembled and quivered beneath her emerald, royal gown with the ruler’s robes draped over her slim shoulders.

She knew that her time was short. She needed to crown her successor as her last act as reigning queen. There was little life left in her hopes, she knew it. Every breath was harder to draw than the lash. Pain racked her weary frame and she almost wished death to come. But not yet. She had something she needed to do first.Read More »