"I will succeed!" I shouted to the beast. The creature just laughed at me. "What is it you will succeed at, my succulent morsel?" The beast rasped in a guttural voice. This beast was a magical terror. A beast of great size, it consisted of a large, hairy body and with thick legs and massive… Continue reading What makes a man?
"Ugh", I mutter to myself. "Why am I so ugly?" I moan as I stand in front of the mirror. I stare at my flat brown hair hanging around my shoulders, then move to my wide forehead, moving to a lump of a nose, and my non-existent lips. I look at the hazel eyes staring… Continue reading Skin Deep
I'm strolling down the street, smelling the crisp autumn air. I see the riot of colors in the trees, hues of orange mixed with bursts of red and the last few stripes of green. I love the park, I think to myself as I continue my afternoon stroll. There are a few people out enjoying… Continue reading Time and Luck
I sit by the shore, waiting. It's been a long time, but she will come back to me. My heart is aching in this moment, with every beat driving deep the shards of sorrow that where embedded when she left. But soon those shards will melt in the sight of her. Why did she have… Continue reading Heart by the Sea
So, I am relatively new to the writing game. One path I keep running into when it comes to characters is that I don't know where to start! I inevitably end up defaulting to characters that I've read or found a basic stereotype. Any advice I could get for helping with my character development?
Okay all, where I last left off with Sebastian he had found a couple stray kids that had lost their parents to bandits. He was taking them to the nearest town that could take care of them and then Sebastian would be on his way. We will pick up the story as they near a… Continue reading Sebastian, the Surly Champion pt 2
This post is about a new adventure I am pondering lately. It is a tale of heroics, valor, and a major grump! I hope you enjoy the tales of Sebastian, the surly champion. "Why me?" I mutter to myself as I'm making my way down the trail. I sit hunched over in my saddle… Continue reading Sebastian, the surly champion