After escaping Ben Travis’ plantation with Nat Turner, Gabe is sheltered beneath an ageing tailor’s barn. Will he ever taste freedom? Is freedom even possible?
The morning it all changed was an ordinary one. Joanna sat out on the porch in her usual chair with her usual cup of instant—one and a half spoons of coffee, two heaped spoons of sugar, and just the right splash of milk. The birds sang their usual tunes in all their usual trees, and the gentle breeze bought along it a medium temperature somewhere perfectly between too-hot-for-her-gown and too-cool-to-shiver in-her-pyjama-top.
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Demigods exist. I know, because I am one. I guess I’ve been a demigod since I was born, but to be honest, I’m not really sure how it works. Am I actually the son of Odin? Or is it that I was chosen somehow at a later date? My name plucked from a hat in Asgard (where the Gods live) perhaps?
It’s easy to view our ‘failures’ over our successes, and frame our entire lives in ‘cant,’ ‘couldn’t,’ and ‘didn’t.’ These negatives have a flipside. What about the things we can, could, and did? Framing our lives in positivity only leads to further positivity. It’s important to remember that happiness is a state of being, not a reaction to stimulus. This post is a reminder of that for us all.
Cam didn’t like walking in the woods anymore. Actually, he hated it. Since Toby was…
With all the hustle and bustle of modern living, it’s a wonder how we get…
I promised myself that throughout the month of November I’d write a post for this…
When Marcy was diagnosed with lung cancer, she knew she had to make some changes.
If you have any doubts about signing up for NaNoWriMo, let’s squash them today, with my NaNoWriMo survival guide. Here a few tips and tricks for how to write a novel in a month.
In this interview, Mary offers us an insight into the publishing process through sharing her own experiences with us, and gifts an interesting and unique piece of flash fiction at the end.
#WIPWorldBuilders is an awesome twitter community that encourages us to take a deeper look at the worlds we are creating through our fiction. Through monthly themed prompt sheets and a supportive network of writers, #WIPWorldBuilders offers a fun and refreshing exercise in novel writing.
It took rejection, trouble, small successes, big successes, and nearly being killed by a truck, to get to us, but we sure are glad it did!
In the unity left behind the Utopian launch, all religion has become one. In the unity of all religion, the voice of the earth has been heard by the people. In the voice of the earth, Jonah Reeves has discovered something amazing. Something powerful. Something dangerous.
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The northmen came ashore along a terrifying storm, their dragon-fronted ships illuminated by angular cracks…
About this he is absolutely clear. If you’re serious about writing as a career, you’re gonna need to start taking your writing seriously. That means treating it as a job, and scheduling in x-amount of writing every day. Whether it’s 2000 words a day, a couple hours a day, or any variation of the above, you need to set a target, and sit down to it, without fail.
When Danny’s passenger flight is unnaturally struck by multiple lightning strikes, there’s only one thing in his mind. The man in 3A. The man in the hat. The man that winked at him, and whispered into his mind.
Was Michelangelo born with the ability to sculpt David? Was Will Smith always the go-to, bankable, movie star he is today? Let’s fast forward a few years and take a look at Ed Sheeran— have you heard his singing efforts before refining his style and finding his voice?