Spokane, Washington, 2001 — Morning sunlight shone through the uncovered window, spilling onto the pale yellow walls and giving the room a soft glow.Continue reading “Sunlight”
St. Louis, Missouri — Clara Matthews pulled her blonde hair up into a ponytail, chocolate brown eyes focused on the piles of books in front of her.Continue reading “Dad’s Guitar”
A few weeks ago, after writing the first part to Snofall: The Legend of Svendsen, instead of continuing with it, I decided to write the first parts to two other ideas and then open a poll so that you, the readers, can choose the serial story!
Idea #3 for the serial story poll. This is only a preview.
Oregon, 1908 – Cordelia Owens was more than surprised to see her neighbor Thaddeus Wilder at the church. Not that he wasn’t a churchgoing person–he was–but because today was Thursday and the orphan train had just come to their town.
Scotland, 1723 – When Alistair died, the memories of her first husband’s death came back to haunt Gail. They crept into her dreams in the nights before and after Alistair’s funeral, rendering her sleepless.
Idea #2 for the serial story poll:
Westcliffe, Colorado, Present Day – Madison Jennings stared up at the ceiling, repetitively counting the glow-in-the-dark stars that were starting to fade.
Tacoma, Washington, 1998 – “So,” Lizzie Douglas said as she and Henry Taylor walked down the beach. “It’s been two years.”Continue reading “A Stroll On The Beach”
Yesterday, I started thinking about whether I’d chosen the right idea for the first serial story in this venture I’m doing and in the midst of that, came up with an idea.
Idea #1 for the serial story poll:
Norway, 1846 – “It began on a night much like this one.”
Chicago, Illinois, Present Day – Seven-year-old Nora Matthews wrinkled her nose in concentration, light brown eyes making sure no mistake was made. This picture had to be the best she could make it, which was why she was being so meticulous about it.Continue reading “My Hero Is…”