“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 »
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Marjorie Kirk is a woman with no fortune, no prospects, no family, and no skills. Or so she thinks. She is awkward, shy, and the farthest thing from any semblance of a society lady. Read More »
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 »
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 »
It had been ages, eons in fact since I had last tried to draw. My nephew, Coulter, could be incredibly persuasive.
He had those little green soldiers that my brother and I had played with as kids, set out on the bench in front of him, his brow was lined and he was biting his lip in concentration.Read More »
Kiera is looking forward to her eighteenth birthday. The official end of school, a party with her best friend, and chocolate cake. A sudden military draft, no possible exemptions, had never crossed her mind.
Kiera is terrified! Getting drafted would mean leaving her family, her little friend Jade—life as she knows it.
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Water had never felt so cruel.
It had been playful, frolicking, comforting. The rhythmic sound of it crashing on the shore had been what soothed her to sleep each night as a child. It had held her in its arms as she rested upon the calm. She had found her solace in the beach and it had been a delight to her.
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