Monthly Archives: October 2012

Hero

What makes someone a hero? Books, stories, movies and myths have all outlined a specific mold for a hero. There are ingredients that, when all present, produce someone with a little extra than the everyday guy. Let’s look at a … Continue reading

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Ashamed

I feel strongly about many things, but nothing breaks my heart as much as animal cruelty. It is the most horrible degradation of humanity – to the point I am ashamed of being human. Some people say they don’t care … Continue reading

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Cascade (Short Story)

I let the water fall like silky rain around my shoulders, little lights flickered and small creatures flitted in and out of the liquid curtain.¬† As spring crept shyly over the land, the sleeping world slowly came to life. My … Continue reading

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Red Ribbon (Short Story)

The sun dipped behind the resolute crags of the towering mountain. Like the venomous¬† teeth of a viper, the sun was consumed in all her vermilion splendour. I felt the darkness before it came. It smelt of fear and loneliness … Continue reading

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Step Out

Are you waiting for others to live your life for you? It is such a dangerous trap to fall into because it happens slowly and subconsciously. I have sometimes seen how people get terribly irritated and hopeless with someone, and … Continue reading

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Modified Escape Artists

I just had a thought today about one of the reasons some people love reading and writing so much. I think it is for those of us who sometimes find ‘real life’ too harsh, heavy or maybe sometimes boring. We … Continue reading

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Are the Little Things Important?

Are the little things important to readers? I am always tempted to add intricate little details as I write. Tiny things that I see in my mind’s eye that seem so important to the moment and to the identity of … Continue reading

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