Believe it or not, but Prada is having a short story competition! I read about it a week ago but forgot to mention it. The prompt, and description, is as follows: “What are the realities that our eyes give back to us? And how are these realities filtered through lenses?” By using the metaphor of … Continue reading Prada Creative Writing Competition
Yes, I am speaking of LitReactor's annual writing challenge. 'Our Masters' was voted one of the winners! This feels amazing, especially considering there were over 150 entries. Thanks for all your support! If you haven't read it yet, you should do so while its up: http://litreactor.com/events/teleport-us/our-masters NOTE: You need to log in using a Facebook account … Continue reading My short story won!
Diary: 17th August 2012 I can’t sleep tonight. The wails from my parents have gotten louder. I have tried to comfort them, tried to explain everything will be okay and that everyone can live on as before. When I say such things pale masks cover their faces and their mouths open in deafening silence. Their … Continue reading Diary: 17th August 2012
Spider A spider creeps up the wall It lingers in a shadow Until dawn. NOTE: This poem was originally a bit longer. I explained how the spider was gone when the light dispersed the shadow. After much rewriting (well, about 20 minutes of rewriting) everything beyond the first stanza felt redundant. Just reading "Until dawn" means the … Continue reading Spider
For the alert readers out there you might have noticed that the percentage mark on my "completion scale" for my first novel has reached past 50%! Which is great new. This means I believe more than half of my novel has been completed. If I am honest - I didn't actually like my novel (project … Continue reading Over 50% completed!