My Blog

My Writer’s Journey so far… (aka Hello!)

For the last two years, I’ve been on what I could only describe as a personal journey. Almost like a Hero’s Journey (or a Writer’s Journey 😉 ). The beauty of the Hero’s Journey model is that it not only describes a pattern in myths and fairy tales, but it’s also an accurate map of …

person holding brown wooden chest

A Treasure of Nightmares

There is nothing more torturous than an agitated mind. It’s like a treasure chest of unspoken riches Selfishly guarded, every jewel meticulously analyzed Accumulating over a short time– Epiphanies, suspicions, fears, schemes– Until it overflows And the tortured realizes too late That it was easier to open than shut. Written in response to Patrick Jenning’s …

The Death Sentence

The year is 3020 and time travel is an execution method. A few years back, it was a hopeful science experiment. “Humanity’s next great breakthrough,” said World Union’s propagandists. It earned them a few willing volunteers. A couple hundred if I remember right, but after humanity’s next great breakthrough turned its volunteers into charred corpses, …