January 2012 – Our Write Side

You may want to read Part 1 and Part 2 before reading this piece so it makes more sense. The next morning, a piercing scream woke the entire kingdom. The king and queen rushed to the princess’s bedchamber only to be refused entry. Distraught, they summoned the healer. “You did this!” The queen accused, her…

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“They say you will fail.” The princess’s voice filtered through the black silk covering her face. It allowed only her eyes to show, deep and piercing blue waves on stormy waters. She was stretched out on her bed, her legs in the air, reading. She laughed at the sight of him. He turned to look…

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Bottles drained of poison were clasped in ancient hands. They’d promised “Til death” and now with their legacy complete,  it was death they greeted, hand in hand, their love shining from their souls. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ We’ve got a new weekend challenge from the brains behind the Trifecta Writing Challenge. Here it is in a nutshell. Now…

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I am strong I am woman Alone in my thoughts I solve world peace. I am a rock I am woman I am the beginning And the end of life. I am a thunderstorm I am woman With a mood I can destroy nations. I am strong As a rock In a thunderstorm I am…

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He sat at the table. The courthouse was quiet as the jury entered. As the last few filled their seats, he began to laugh. All turned to look at him, their eyes wide in horror. He knew he should stop, but he couldn’t. The joke wouldn’t leave his mind alone. “Mr. Hamilton, do I need…

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Trifecta has a new challenge out. It is to answer the 10 questions they’ve posted. I’ve only been interviewed once, so this was extra fun for me! Welcome to My Write Side. I hope you enjoy your visit. You’ll find this in that handy little “About Me” Tab up top there: SAM is a 40…

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Although Trudi felt wicked for liking all that attention, she couldn’t stop herself from enjoying it. The gentle breeze she’d felt as she climbed out of the window took on a harsh turn, blowing with such force she was convinced it was a willing accomplice to her demise. The crowd gathered below looked like ants…

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Say What? The incredible journey of a mostly deaf woman in a world full of sound. Voices in My Head SAM has no idea what she’s doing but found her voice anyway. (And thanks to Carrie I remembered this one, too) SAM: The Black Widow Author Because that’s all she wrote. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ This week’s RemembeRED…

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It was like a time bomb ticking its final countdown. The air was tense, stifled, as if all were holding their breath. “All locked and loaded?” a voice cried from the left. Echoes of “yes” bounced down the corridor as thumbs lifted on either side in agreement. The soft patter of feet stepping away from…

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I sit in my rocking chair enveloped in darkness. A small slit of sunlight shimmers on the cold linoleum beneath my feet. If I listen hard enough I can hear them calling my name.. ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~ “Lucy, are you ready to go?” my mother said, her blondness a slim shadow on the far wall I was…

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