Dark House: Illustrated Poem Swap with Maggie!

Hey warriors! I know today isn’t a usual post day, but with NaNoWriMo coming up so soon I wanted to get one more fun post in before I share all my tips, tricks, and encouragement! So today I’ll be sharing my poem Dark House again, only this time… it’s illustrated by Maggie from Maggie’s Doodles! (Psst. If you want to see my own pathetic art skills and her poetry, check out her poem with my art here!) Let’s dive in!

The sound of beating hooves

Pound across the cobblestones

Cracked and coated in dirt

From years of heavy burdens

The gate is iron cold,

Squealing dark disapproval.

Angry dogs threaten guests

Til one regrets arrival

Toward the gloomy house,

Up the winding path of stones,

Past the littered garden…

Could those be a human’s bones?

A loud clap of thunder

And dismal drops of cold rain…

The stink of cigar smoke…

Is someone crying from pain?

The door opens slowly:

The light of a fire dying,

A broken chair lies by

A bruised young boy still crying.

The dream is over and

You wake up and think of him

The tired criminal

You thought of as inhuman

His eyes were full of tears

But he never let them flow,

And deep inside he broke

But he never let it show.

Because another man

Had locked the boy deep inside

A prison made of lies

The boy did his best to hide

And as the boy grew up

He did things he knew were wrong

Then bore his punishments

Inwardly weak but so strong

The sin and taunts gather

Weighing on his weary heart

He’s sorry to be this

And longs for a brand new start

How many times have you

Judged this man for his tough face,

Not realizing the boy

Inside him has remained.

If you said you loved him

And gave him just one more chance,

Hugged him when you saw him

And smiled when you just glanced…

Would the old cracks be filled?

Would those cold gates open wide?

Would you find that young boy

Who’s still crying deep inside?

Could you light a fire

Where the flames have long gone cold

And warm every corner

Til heat reaches the threshold?

Could flowers cover up

The dirt and death he feels?

Could some gentle caring

Help a lonely man to heal?

You look in the mirror

And find your child within

Then visit that poor man

And so the healing begins.

I hope you enjoyed seeing that again, this time with Maggie’s amazing doodles! Make sure to check out her poem! Which drawing was your favorite? Let us know in the comments!

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Can We Still Make a Difference? – Guest Post by Aletheianna Black [Chosen for Christ Blog Tour]

Hey warriors! I know it’s been a moment… I’m going to do an update post soon to explain all of it, but today I have a post by Aletheianna Black for her blog tour! Her blog is here! I hope you enjoy!


Hello there, it’s Aletheianna! today’s subject is whether or not we can still make a difference in this world of brokenness.

There’s so much hurt in this broken world; so much depression, brokenness, and light and dark have been so mixed that it’s hard to pick out the truth.

A broken world needs healing. If it’s broken then let’s try and fix it–WAIT just wait, we can’t fix it, it’s impossible. I think we should wait until Jesus comes back… or should we?

Jesus taught us through His Word how to fix it. We can’t fix it, but we have Jesus in us and Jesus can. We are His children, and Jesus wants us to go out and heal the sick, raise the dead, and cast out demons.

“If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.”

2 Chronicles 7:14 KJV

A question I often hear, though put in various words is “Can we still make a difference?” is it worth it anymore? It’s getting so bad, and it’s, hopeless—-

But it isn’t!

Jesus said to have hope because He is the Way, the Truth, and the Life. He said to follow Him, and we would be blessed, to become His son and daughters in Christ.

We were commanded to “Heal the sick, Raise the dead and Cast out Demons.” 

We are the children of God, therefore we have hope.

“For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.”
—Jeremiah 29:11

“He has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, to an inheritance that is imperishable, undefiled, and unfading, kept in heaven for you.”
—1 Peter 1:3-4

“The Lord your God is in your midst, a mighty one who will save; he will rejoice over you with gladness; he will quiet you by his love; he will exult over you with loud singing.”
—Zephaniah 3:17

We have hope, and there’s much that we can do!

But to get back to the point—

Can we still make a difference? 

Yes, we can, the Bible states it clearly!

A really amazing women named Kelly Tacoma, who has recently gone to Heaven said to my sister once:

“When we ask: ‘What can I do to make a difference?’ Sometimes the answer comes in the form of the most mundane of things: our home and the resources so familiar in their usage. That, mixed with a willing heart trained in selflessness, can open up doors of great good.”

That in itself is pretty amazing.

I asked my mom, “Can we still make a difference?” asking for some wise words and she replied,

“Why would we be any less able to make a difference than ever? You first ought to determine what it is that needs to be different.”

And then I asked, “What can we do to make things different?” and she said,

“If you know that something should be different, then you need to have a vision of what it is. And it first starts with you, and as you do what God wants you to do then you have the ability to influence others around you.”

As we say in our family, “It starts with you, then your family, then your Church, then your state, then your nation, and then the world!”

Yes, we can still make a difference. We always could, we always can, we always should!

Charity suffereth long, and is kind; charity envieth not; charity vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up, doth not behave itself unseemly, seeketh not her own, is not easily provoked, thinketh no evil; rejoiceth not in iniquity, but rejoiceth in the truth; beareth all things, believeth all things, hopeth all things, endureth all things. Charity never faileth: but whether there be prophecies, they shall fail; whether there be tongues, they shall cease; whether there be knowledge, it shall vanish away.
1 Corinthians 13:4‭-‬8

A good friend Rue Mortensen wrote this in her blog How To Bloom Where You’re Planted | Musings About Self Improvement & Finding Contentment In Imperfection:

Life can be pretty rotten, can’t it? And sometimes it can drag us down so much that we just feel like we’re drowning and there’s no way to find joy in anything. Trust me, I get it. I’ve been going through a particularly difficult depressive patch recently. And yet, despite that, there’s still little pinpricks of light. You just have to look for them. Did you know that in prison, Paul found excuses to sing? And dance? And be joyful? You too can find joy, no matter your circumstances. Maybe you’ll have to look a little harder, but there is joy. I can promise you that. Something I’d recommend is writing down the day’s blessings at the end of the day. It really changes your perspective ❤

Sometimes we feel that there’s no reason to make a difference. Sometimes we feel there’s no joy or anything to make a difference for or with.

The difference needs to start with us, then move forward from there.

But how can I make a difference?

Learn history, find out why your here, find your purpose and why you here, find where you are in God’s story, and your purpose in His plan, and move on from there. That’s what Jesus had to do, that’s what we all have to do.

What difference does it make to make a difference if you don’t know what it is your trying to change and impact?

So then……..

  • Figure out what you’re trying to change
  • Then make sure you are changed to match that
  • Make sure it’s Biblical
  • Then go out, be brave, and pray for someone
  • Don’t fear for the Lord your God is with you forver and ever

Amen!

Therefore, do not fear, and trust the Lord of Lords, and King of Kings!

I hope this encouraged you, and if it did please let me know! ❤ 😉

God bless you friend!


I hope that was as encouraging for you as it was for me! Let me know in the comments what you enjoyed most and go give her a follow!

Happy Birthday, Aanya!!

Hey warriors! Today’s post is a little unique because it’s a birthday poem written by several other bloggers and I wrote for a special blogger! We may be a little late, but only because we wanted it to be as good as possible! Aanya is a ton of fun to talk to and she’s really sweet! Check out her blog here and give her a follow! Now… let’s dive in!


A snowy owl enters the room with an envelope in its beak,

A regal seal with Hogwarts name keeping the secrets within.

She picks up the envelope and lets out a joyful shriek,

“I’ve wondered for years, ‘when will my wizardly studies begin?’”

A wonderful present starts a wonderful day

Chock full of shopping for wands, books, and robes.

She readies herself without delay.

Her cheerful voice speaks, “I could explode!”

With a party and cake, shopping and gifts

It’s everything a girl could ever want

Aanya exclaims “This will be epic!”

She analyzes the letter from words to font

First comes a visit from family and friends

A party with cool  gifts and sweet notes

She hopes it won’t ever end

Then comes dessert; ice cream wins the vote

Next comes a visit to the wizarding world

To buy all the supplies for a Hogwarts year

And awe at the wands, cauldrons and bottles

She meets a few students who ease all fear.

She just can’t stop thinking and dreaming

Of this year she has ahead

The hopeful future has her beaming 

And I hope nothing can diminish this joy or make her upset.


This poem was primarily written by Anna, Liz, Rayna, Diamond, and I, though all the ZCC was behind the idea.

Happy belated birthday, Aanya! I hope you enjoy this year! We love you! – ZCC

[Reblog] Comparision: Old to New Writing

Hey warriors! I meant to get a fresh post out today but because I’m recovering from an oral surgery and didn’t finish the planned post because of medicine and healing, I thought I’d spotlight a friend instead! I hope you enjoy her post! Go give her a follow!

Recently, my posts have been a little different from the normal poems, short stories, and character interviews. Though I will still post those, my …

Comparision: Old to New Writing

The Star That Always Stays: Author Interview with Anna Rose Johnson

Hey warriors! Happy 4th of July! I have a special post today! I have an author interview for you and a challenge for you all! Let’s dive in!


About the Book

Image from Amazon

Anna Rose Johnson is the author of The Star That Always Stay. Here’s the description from Amazon:

Growing up on Beaver Island, Grand-père told Norvia stories—stories about her ancestor Migizi, about Biboonke-o-nini the Wintermaker, about the Crane Clan and the Reindeer Clan. He sang her songs in the old language, and her grandmothers taught her to make story quilts and maple candy. On the island, Norvia was proud of her Ojibwe heritage.

Things are different in the city. Here, Norvia’s mother forces her to pretend she’s not Native at all—even to Mr. Ward, Ma’s new husband, and to Vernon, Norvia’s irritating new stepbrother. In fact, there are a lot of changes in the city: ten-cent movies, gleaming soda shops, speedy automobiles, ninth grade. It’s dizzying for a girl who grew up on the forested shores of Lake Michigan.

Despite the move, the upheaval, and the looming threat of world war, Norvia and her siblings—all five of them—are determined to make 1914 their best year ever. Norvia is certain that her future depends upon it… and upon her discretion.

But how can she have the best year ever if she has to hide who she truly is?

Sensitive, enthralling, and classic in sensibility (perfect for Anne of Green Gables fans), this tender coming-of-age story about an introspective and brilliant Native American heroine thoughtfully addresses assimilation, racism, and divorce, as well as everygirl problems like first crushes, making friends, and the joys and pains of a blended family. Often funny, often heartbreaking, The Star That Always Stays is a fresh and vivid story directly inspired by Anna Rose Johnson’s family history.

It’s being published through Holiday House on July 12th, and the audiobook will be released August 23rd. Here’s what reviewers have had to say:

“Inspired by the author’s family history, this gentle novel nimbly and tenderly confronts topics including prejudice, the challenge of blending families, young love, and staying true to oneself.”

—Kirkus Reviews

“[An] introspective, unhurried debut, filled with personal touches. . . .”

—Publishers Weekly

This book isn’t a small accomplishment; it’s a Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selection, which, if you don’t know what that means, sets her up for more potential awards. A huge percentage of JLG Gold Standard Selections win incredible awards and do amazing things. As an author, I also want to reach this point. So I reached out to Anna, and to my great delight, she agreed to this interview about the writing process and inspiration behind the book! My questions are in bold and her answers are in plain text.


The Interview

Where did the idea for this book come from? I got the idea when I was doing genealogy research, and I realized that my great-grandmother’s childhood might make an interesting middle grade novel.

How much planning did you do? How long did it take? Initially, I researched and planned the book for about a week before I started writing, and I completed the first draft during NaNoWriMo in 2014. But when I rewrote the manuscript pretty much from scratch in 2018, I had been planning the rewrite for over six months.

How long did it take to write? The totally rewritten manuscript took about three and a half months to draft, but the revisions took much longer!

What was the hardest part to write? (If you can’t tell us without spoiling, that’s ok 😉) Probably the beginning, since it was difficult to decide where to start the story. I rewrote the opening many, many times before I got it right.

Where there any surprises in writing it? Several times while I was writing the book, I would include a detail that seemed somewhat extraneous, but I would leave it in because it felt right. Later, that detail would become part of an important plot thread, so those were some fun surprises!

When did you think it would be published? I wasn’t really thinking about publication with this book for a long time, not until I began the third draft and I knew that I’d found just the right voice for the story—everything started to click then. I began seriously querying agents once that third draft was complete, and about six months later I signed with my agent. The book deal came a couple of years later!

What is the biggest advice you’d give a writer dreaming of doing what you’re doing? My absolute biggest advice would be to persevere through as many edit rounds as it takes to make the book perfect, and to try to trust God’s timing throughout the process.

How do you think you reached this point? I was definitely blessed by a supportive family and amazing help from my mentors, Brett Harris and Kara Swanson at the Author Conservatory. So many people played a role in helping me to write and publish this book, especially my agent and editor, and I’m so grateful to them!

How did you feel when you got your JLG Gold Standard Selection? I was stunned, and at first I didn’t know if I was reading it correctly! I was so full of joy and shock, it was a delightful day.

What are you most excited for? I’m thrilled for the book’s release day on July 12th, and I’m *very* excited for the audiobook’s release on August 23rd. I love audiobooks and can’t wait to listen to my own story!

What are you planning to do next? I’m currently working on a couple of other novels, but they have to remain secret for now. 🙂

Tell us about the book! Not just the blurb, but the passion behind it! I’m very passionate about this book, because as I mentioned, the main character was inspired by my great-grandmother. That has given this process an extremely special element. It’s also my desire to give families wonderful new books to read that remind them of old favorites like Anne of Green Gables or Little Women.


About the Author

I’m so glad she agreed to doing this interview; her answers were really fascinating and helpful! Here’s a little more about Anna:

Anna Rose Johnson is a journalist, blogger, and seasoned correspondent for Inside Gymnastics. Anna is passionate about historical fiction, the Native experience, and writing for children. She is a member of the Sault Ste. Marie Chippewa Tribe; The Star That Always Stays is directly based on her great-grandmother. Find her at annarosejohnson.com.


A Challenge

Remember how I said I had a challenge for you all? I have a bit of a favor to ask, in exchange for a cool opportunity!

Because Anna is a part of my writing community, we want her to do extremely well! We hope that even people who don’t buy the book can read it, so here’s the challenge: See how many library requests for The Star That Always Stays by Anna Rose Johnson you can make happen by June 12! (If you don’t know how to request a book, you can usually talk to a librarian or contact the library through their website.) You can request it in multiple formats at your local library, convince a friend to request it, get a family member to request it, or post about it and get others to request it. Every request in every format you make happen is five points! The person with the most points by July 12 gets a prize

Okay I’ll stop because this post is long. 😂 The person with the most points wins an interview with me over any topic they’re passionate about! I could be raising excitement over your book, promoting your blog, promoting a cause you love, or anything you want!

Of course, even if you don’t choose to take up the challenge, I suggest you preorder the book now from Amazon or Barnes & Noble (though there are other places you can get it, too). Be part of the reason this book is able to touch others! Trust me, it’s worth it!


Are you planning on requesting the book? Was this interview helpful? Are you as excited for this book as I am? Let me know in the comments!

A Few Tags….

Hello, warriors! How is everyone doing? It’s extremely hot here, meaning I feel drowsy and lazy most of the day. What’s summer like for you right now? So about today’s post…

Most of you probably realize that this blog was only just born a month or so ago. But that hasn’t stopped a few blogger friends from tagging me already… which means I have three for you today! First up is…


The Liebester Award.

Thank you, Daniel!

Rules:

• Thank the blogger[s] who nominated you and provide a link to their blog. (See above)

• Answer the 11 questions given to you.

• Nominate 11 other bloggers.

• Ask your nominees 11 questions.

• Notify your nominees once you have uploaded your post.

Questions

1. Where do you find the most inspiration for writing?

I’m most inspired as I sleep, really! So many ideas have come from dreams…. Dreams are really story generators based on everything you’ve done and thought about that day, so they’re customized to me and ready to be butchered into a reasonable book when I wake up. Is that strange?

2. What is at the top of your bucket list?

Hit 100 followers and self publish a book! I’m going to do those soon, hopefully… *looks slyly at my readers* Joking! No pressure.

3. Who or what introduced you to the bloggiverse/bloggisphere/blogging world?

I actually had to create my first blog for school. It was confusing and I had no followers nor did I care for followers, but somehow I ended up here, an author with a successful blog (maybe you wouldn’t call this successful yet, but if even half of my audience wants to read my writing, I have over 25 people who can be affected by my words. For me, that’s a success).

4. Pens, pencils, or mechanical pencils?

Pencils! I would have said mechanical pencils a little bit ago, but there really is nothing like a good old fashioned pencil writing on good old fashioned paper….

5. Would you rather have one majorly famous book published, or several minorly famous books published? (Disclaimer: you’d have the same overall fame and income with either one.)

You know, I’d rather have several minorly famous ones for the same reason I feel successful now. If more of my experiences and more of my effort could touch people, then I’d rather pour out more for just as much spread out then get it cheap. If that seems crazy, it’s because I’m not really in it for money or fake though those would be kind of nice.

6. Hardcover, paperback, or e-book?

Depends. Old books? Hardcover. They’re beautiful! New books? Any form I can read!

7. Is this question true or false? (*confusion*)

It’s a genuine question basically asking if the question exists, so I would say true. Nice, Daniel. XD

8. What is one activity that completely exhausts you?

In all honesty, watching YouTube does. And I do it to relax and regain energy, which is ridiculous…. I don’t make sense. XD

9. What is one activity that makes you feel super energized?

Reading always inspires and motivates me. If you want me to do something, subtly plant a book on the topic on my book cart and I’ll most likely do it soon. BUT I’m also stubborn so my poor mother can hand me a book and my brain refuses to engage for some reason… I do not understand my brain, but it’s ok.

10. What would you say to your favorite author or artist? (Be careful not to idolize them!)

I would ask Gary D. Schmidt what his best character building tips are and if he would do a full interview with me because really, I have so many questions!

11. If you didn’t have these questions to answer, what would you be doing instead?

Answering the next tag or weeding… I much prefer questions to weeds. XD

Nominees:

No pressure to do this!

⁃ I feel obliged to tag Jenna Terese although I shall not force her. Here you are, your majesty. XD (She’s the Liebester queen, if you didn’t know.)

⁃ Rayna

⁃ Shanessa

⁃ Anna

⁃ Liz

⁃ Miriam

⁃ The Froggie Queen (the other Anna)

⁃ Annabelle

⁃ Jehosheba

⁃ Maggie

⁃ D

My Questions

I insist that, if you were tagged, you don’t read them until you answer them. XD

1. How would you describe your blog in twenty words or less?

2. Why did you start a blog?

3. What is the first thing that comes to mind when I ask what you want to do with your life?

4. What is one strange or curious thing you do regularly?

5. Look up from the screen. What’s the very first thing you see and what do you think of when you look at it?

6. What book has taught you the most?

7. If you are writing a book, what is it about? If you aren’t, what topic would you cover if you did?

8. When did you start your blog?

9. What is your biggest blogging tip?

10. What colors are you wearing right now?

11. What is one thing you haven’t told your followers simply because you haven’t had a reasonable place or time to do so?

You are welcome for that nonsense. XD


The I’ll Get Round To It Later Tag

Rules:

• Link back to the original post at Quote, Unquote so the the creator can read your answers.

• Link back to the post of the person who tagged you and thank them (Thank you, Maggie!)

• You may use the included graphic anywhere in your post but don’t have to.

• Fill all 7 categories: (a classic book you have been meaning to read forever but haven’t yet, a book on your shelf you haven’t read yet, a book that you got recently but haven’t read, a book that you’ve had forever but haven’t read, a book that a friend recommended that you haven’t read, a book that you are procrastinating on, and the next book on your TBR (to be read))

• You can either leave this tag open so anyone can do it or tag up to 7 people.

Questions

A classic book you have been meaning to read forever but haven’t yet.

I keep wanting to read Frankenstein and A Tale of Two Cities but it just hasn’t happened yet for either one…

A book on your shelf you haven’t read yet.

*winces* That fits most of them… let’s go with How To Win Friends and Influence People, which I got from my grandpa for my 15th birthday.

A book that you got recently but haven’t read.

Our library recently had a book sale and we got a full set of Harry Potter books… and some other books but since I simply can’t remember their names, I’ll have to go with them. I need to finish the series.

A book that you’ve had forever but haven’t read.

We have an at home library full of books, which is why this is hard for me. (And no it’s not a huge grand expensive room with shelves it’s five shelves in the classroom/study composed of Goodwill finds primarily) I would say I’ve had the Hardy Boys and Nancy Drew books forever but I never get past a certain point so I haven’t read most of them.

A book that a friend recommended that you haven’t read.

If we count my sister as a friend, that’s too many. Outside of that I really can’t think! I’ll settle with The Lord of the Rings and The Hunger Games since I haven’t read either and they’re always recommended.

A book that you are procrastinating on.

All of them? *feels guilty* Look, I have a long to-do list…. Uh… I’ve been putting off finishing Peter Pan for a bit now, so we’ll choose that one.

The next book on your TBR (to be read)

*coughs* Peter Pan. *coughs*

Nominees:

⁃ Hattush

⁃ Pearl

⁃ Issabelle

⁃ Daniel (you’re welcome)

⁃ Rosy Marr

⁃ Grace

⁃ Jehosheba (I know it’s the second tag but it fits you… sorry!)

And finally:


The Haiku Tag

Rules:

• Tag Eva @album of amazing.

• Mention the person who tags you (Thank you, Rayna!)

• Add the rules to your post.

• Pick 2 topics to write 2 Haikus.

• Tag at least 5 people.

• HAVE FUN! 💙💙

Topics:

1. Dogs.

2. Fire.

3. Sea.

4. Nature.

5. Music.

(Really fast question: why dogs? Like I don’t mind but it seems a little bit random XD)

Music

Words, but not just words;

A flow from deep within me,

A pulse, not just verse

Nature

God created much:

Wonderful shades of bright green,

Splashed with vibrant hues.

No idea if those were any good, but there we are!

Nominees:

⁃ D

⁃ Shanessa

⁃ Anyone here currently wearing bright red

⁃ Anyone here who loves hiking

⁃ Anyone here with more than one pet dog

Do those count as single nominations? No, I don’t believe so. Am I satisfied? Yes.


Well, that was rather long, but I hope you enjoyed today’s post! Feel free to do any of these tags if you’d like. I don’t mind tagging a few extra people without actually tagging them. XD Did you learn anything about me? Do you have any of the same books on your TBR as I do? Let me know in the comments!

Middle-of-Month Check-In

Hey, warriors! Welcome or welcome back to Words! Today’s post is a little different from my usual ones, and, if you guys like this, let me know so I can make it a regular thing! I’m just going to give a brief life update and writing update (not all that much… these posts aren’t meant to be stressful or cause anger/offense/jealousy!) I’ll divide it into four sections. Let’s dive in!


Me

  • I have been pretty tired lately, which has meant less productivity.
  • I got back into a blog schedule, which means that if you follow all of my blogs you’ve seen some fun content!
  • I recently helped with my church’s VBS. I’ve never worked harder and this was my third, but it was so worth it… even if I did wake up early and come home with a headache every day.
  • I took my first ACT test and went to a public school building for the first time since second grade! That was interesting….

My Blog

My Writing

  • I got back into journaling for the most part after struggling during VBS
  • I’m about to dive into the alpha edits of WMM
  • I rediscovered an old story that… if I ever get time… I might fix.
  • This month hasn’t been the best, writing wise.

You

This portion will be where I feature my favorite little snippets of writing (no more than 1,000 words please and try to keep it short and very clean), photography (again, clean please), or art (you know by now) that you guys send me through my contact page! (For photography and art you will need me to respond before you can send the files.) I’ll try to feature as much as possible but I may not be able to feature yours, although I will try to respond with positive feedback because everyone rocks! If you guys like this, I might start adding themes. For this month, I’m going to feature Maggie’s amazing short story, since it really embodies the theme of Words!


“More.” The little boy’s smile was contagious as he

watched the teenager add a scoop of strawberry ice

cream to his cone.

“More.” The woman took the cup of water from her

husband, who held her hand while she went through

the pangs of childbirth.

“More.” Adjusting the tire pressure slightly, the man

grinned at his grandson as they admired his very first bicycle.

“More.” The young woman winced as the dress was

tightened, then smiled at her beautiful wedding dress in the mirror.

“More.” The man’s greedy hands closed around the

coins, tossing them to his comrade.

“More.” Taking a couple flower pedals from her

husband, the woman sprinkled them over the new

grave of her son.

Words.

More words.

But less words.

mean more.


Isn’t that amazing?! I love it so much!


Now I’m going to take this last paragraph to ask you some questions because you guys rock! You can answer as many or as few as you want, but this is my chance to get to know you better and to learn what you guys want from me! So here we go. What have you done this month so far? How are you doing? What would you all like to see from me in this next month? If you’re an author, what’s your current project? What are your plans and hopes for your writing? Do you like this post? Would you like to see more of these? If I do more of these, should I do themes or leave them open to anything? Let me know in the comments! See you soon!