Temptation’s Prerogative

“[Sam] shook his head to himself, refusing to believe that Sofia had the ability to change people’s lives. Sofia was smart and talented, but from what Sam could remember, it was he who had the potential to write a transformative book, not Sofia; if anything, her material belonged in the discount bin not on a display next to Ronald Emery…[He] sighed heavily as he took out his badge and tie from his back pocket to put them both on, and after staring down the display one last time, he patrolled the mall, as he had done since he graduated from college.”… Read More Temptation’s Prerogative


How to describe her: she’s shy but she’s sweet when she opens up, she doesn’t ramble or go on incessantly over nothing, she’s polite and painfully inexperienced, she speaks with such elegance which captures audiences even in the presence of ones who hog the spotlight with their flamboyant escapades, she’s the one who steals the… Read More Her

Witches Happen Everywhere

Somehow, Fitta’s rare green eyes were no match for Skurka’s commanding presence and witty comments which seemed to have captured by storm not only the Vekling’s heart, but the other villagers as well.

And so, Skurka cautiously made her way back to her cabin to find the villagers stabbing her windows and doors with pitchforks and fire. At the very front of the hunt was Fitta, provoking their anger.… Read More Witches Happen Everywhere

I Can Do Better

Gloria then walked outside and stood on the sidewalk, taking in her surroundings: someone came out of the Chinese place next door with a mop bucket and threw out the dirty water on the sidewalk, a baby was crying in his stroller as he and his irritated mother passed by, a man and woman were yelling at each other across the street and police sirens were heard a few blocks away.

Gloria turned to the employee that was taking a cigarette break next to her and she said to the woman, “Beautiful day, isn’t it?” The woman shrugged and continued puffing as Gloria walked by her with a new positive attitude!… Read More I Can Do Better