A Visit to Hollywood Studios

Now that I work as a writer (well, part time, at least), I realize that I take far less time each week to work on my creative pursuits. I’m spending anywhere from an hour to three hours per day writing web content, health and tech articles, and social media blurbs for The Daily Buzz, but…

Writing Prompt: The Downtown Skyline

This is a photo I took while riding [as passenger] down I-4 on the way to the beach. It feels like it’s practically begging for a story to be written about it. I’m posting it now as inspiration – both for my readers and for myself. My goal is write a piece of flash fiction…

(Wo)Man’s Best Friend

With the end of Spring Break and the return to school, the inevitable chain-myself-to-my-desk routine of homework has commenced. It’s time to burn the candle at both ends, balancing school and work, and hope that the creative well can stand a bit more pumping. What a lot of people do not realize, though, is that…

A Photo in The Flowerbed

As I was walking through my neighborhood a few weeks ago, I stumbled across this photo sitting in the flowerbed. There were no houses nearby, just shops and an elementary school, so I had no idea where it had come from. I didn’t pick up the picture, but I stared at it for several minutes,…

Sifting through…

In an effort to break through my writer’s block, I went sifting through some older projects I had started as part of my coursework at Full Sail University. I stumbled upon a very short piece I had begun as an exploration into the “New Historicism” literary style for my Literature Criticism and Analytical Thinking Course.…