Category Archives: writing

My BRCA is Broke-A… Now What?

My BRCA (2) is Broke-A… Now What? First let me put on my doctor’s hat… ok, yeah, I’m not a doctor, I’m a graphic designer, but really same difference, right? And I’ve been reading so much medical junk, I’m practically … Continue reading

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When You’re Strong

PROLOGUE: Is this about you? I don’t know, maybe, or maybe it’s all of us – sometimes.  Under the blanket of darkness she cries, praying to a God she fears isn’t listening. He’s probably listening to the prayers of someone more … Continue reading

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Before and After

How fast we learn lessons when time isn’t guaranteed. On Friday, April 20th I found out my mom has ovarian cancer. Cancer, is there a more terrifying word? Every issue I had with my mom, real and imagined, fell away. … Continue reading

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Pieces of My Life

When I was 12 years old I found out the man I’d been calling daddy wasn’t my father. I was sitting at the kitchen table with my sister, eating a cheeseburger, when my parents got into one of their increasingly … Continue reading

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Let Me Eat Cake

Flashnano a challenge to write 30 stories in 30 days with a daily story prompt FlashNano Day 9: Write a story that takes place in the grocery store (supermarket) *PG-13 for language She spent the day holed up in her … Continue reading

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And The Dog Shall Inherit The Earth

FlashNano a challenge to write 30 stories in 30 days with a daily story prompt Not my proudest moment writing-wise, but I’m a bit distracted today. JLW FlashNano Day 8: Write a story in the form of a speech WOOF … Continue reading

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When I Was A Superhero

FlashNano a challenge to write 30 stories in 30 days with a daily story prompt FlashNano Day 7: Write a story that happened to you when you were 7 *Dedicated to my sister, Jill, I’ll still fight monsters for you. … Continue reading

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