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…

Snowball

A micro story: _________________________________ A little white lie never hurt anyone. That’s how it starts. A small lie, innocent in its origins, but it grows. Like a snowball, rolling, growing imperceptibly until, quite suddenly, it’s bigger than both of you, bigger than the house, bigger than the whole god damn block. It was just a…

Sex, lies, and margaritas.

Very few people can pinpoint the exact day their life turned to shit. It takes years of alcoholism to destroy the liver, so you can’t nail down the day it all began. It takes at least a few months for a gambling habit to bankrupt you, so you can’t draw a circle around the date…

Writing Prompt: No Swimming

It amazes me that it has been deemed necessary to post No Swimming signs around retention ponds. Especially here in Florida, I’ve assumed it’s common knowledge for everyone that standing water, unless fed by a spring, is guaranteed to make you sick with some sort of amoeba or parasite. Yet, somehow, somewhere, there must be…

Counting down…

So, I’m officially in the last three days of my Spring Break. I’ve been pleasantly lazy, working on absolutely nothing and getting to bed at a reasonable hour every night. I’ve enjoyed being unproductive, but I don’t want to end my Spring Break without accomplishing something, so I’m going to call on my followers here…