Writing

Here you will find a list of things I have written that are based on writing prompts from other sites. Newest posts are listed first.

Fiction

Making Plans – Alec had finished his shift and gone straight home, even though his buddies had tried hard to get him to go with them for a few drinks. Since his daughter had been born, he always rushed home from the station, sometimes not even bothering to change out of his uniform first. Read more…

Thoughts in a Cell – The echo of the heavy door slamming shut reverberated in the small cell. Robert shook as he trudged to the bench and sat, fear of what awaited him in jail rising in his heart. Read more…

A Mother Remembered – It was a warm spring day. Outside the birds were singing. A gentle breeze wove its way through the trees in the garden. It was her first Mother’s Day. Read more…

Moonglow – The elderly couple stood silently on the beach, his arms wrapped around his wife as they both faced the rolling waves, allowing the breeze to refresh them after a hot day. Read more…

Mommy Magic – Four year old Mandy stood quietly, watching the automatic doors slide open and closed. Open and close, open and close – so rhythmic, so magical. “I wonder how they do that?” she thought. Read more…

Anger Defused – His crossed arms answered her question before he spoke. “No, I won’t do it. What if I get caught?” Read more…

Growing Up – She stood in front of the mirror, looking older than her 13 years. She was still my baby, yet here she was, all dolled up and ready for her first dance. Read more…

Non-fiction

Dedicated for Life – I’ve seen them numerous times on my weekend jogs at our neighborhood park. I’ve seen fathers and sons out together before, bonding in all the different ways a father and son can, but these two are different. Read more…

Lipstick Thief – I was 7 years old and I stole my mom’s red lipstick. Read more…

Falling in Love – Nothing really prepares you for seeing your child for the first time. I had been asked to sit in the waiting room while my wife labored alone in the women-only labor room. Read more…

My Morning View – Every morning the same view greets me. I wake to see beige walls that have needed painting … Read more…

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