A.L. Mabry, Author at Our Write Side

Welcome to Coldly Calculating: Writing by the Numbers. I am your host each week as we probe the darker corners of your imagination. This series is meant to help feed your mystery/horror muse, so try to give us chills! The prompt is open to interpretation,

Jun 22, 2016 by A.L. Mabry in Coldly Calculating

When my daughter rages it can often feel like she’s out to kill me a personal attack. Some of the words she throws at me are so venomous and laden with hate they feel like physical blows. It’s so very hard not to get caught

Jun 21, 2016 by A.L. Mabry in OWS Blog

We’ve noticed a slightly disturbing fact about comma usage. Most writers don’t know how to do it. I’ve seen it in bestsellers, in self-published, and frequently missed by editors. Once you get the rules down, less confusion results in less editing, at least punctuation wise.

Jun 18, 2016 by A.L. Mabry in Mull’s Musings

Welcome to the brand new Friday Flash writing prompt. This is the space where the number of words you use to tell your story really matters! Every week we will offer you a new prompt. In 500 words or less, write a response using all

Jun 17, 2016 by A.L. Mabry in Friday Fiction 0 Jun 16, 2016 OWS Blog

“All the world is made of faith, and trust, and pixie dust.” ~ J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan In my first marriage trust was an issue. I trusted my husband’s faithfulness for far too long even though his behavior did nothing to elicit this. Just my

0 Jun 15, 2016 Coldly Calculating

Welcome to Coldly Calculating: Writing by the Numbers. I will be your host each week as we probe the darker corners of your imagination. This series is meant to help feed your mystery/horror muse, so try to give us chills! The prompt is open to

0 Jun 14, 2016 OWS Blog

Grandiosity is a symptom of bipolar mania. The term describes the larger-than-life feelings of superiority often experienced during manic, hypomanic or mixed episodes. In our bpkids, this symptom can be seen in many different forms. They consider themselves bigger than life, invincible. They can be

0 Jun 10, 2016 Friday Fiction

Welcome to the brand new Friday Flasher writing prompt. This is the space where the number of words you use to tell your story really matters! Every week we will offer you a new prompt. In 500 words or less, write a response using all

0 Jun 09, 2016 OWS Blog

I used to occupy my overactive mind by playing an RPG with my mom called Smallworlds. In short, you build a custom avatar and interact with a complete, virtual world, including other players, in real time. I especially enjoyed this game because other than the

1 Jun 07, 2016 OWS Blog

Everyone has probably thought, at one point or another, “I wonder who has me in the background of their Holiday photos?” Looking stunning in a sleek MiracleSuit swimsuit. (You know, the one you didn’t have to bust your ass to get into?) Or maybe you