Archive for July, 2012

Writing Inspiration – New Scientist

Saturday, July 28th, 2012

I have a subscription to New Scientist which is a magazine publication focused on science, technology and medical innovation. Similar to how I use the National Geographic mag, I read the articles but I actually end to jot down story outlines and themes as I work my through the mag. I make lists of article […]


Saturday, July 21st, 2012

Moments (first published on Turquoise Monster) This is the moment when the clouds that had glowed so fantastically tangerine Have faded to lead, pinning the once brilliant sky into dread certainty The moment when the chips that had been so fine and smoothly hot Are soggy cold and taste of stale fat We look at […]


Thursday, July 12th, 2012

Trinket (first published on Turquoise Monster) A look of Dark abundance Smoldered on emaciated frame Glaring out defiance Igniting me A fist full of Nitro Hurled to the wind A cage of napalm Exploded by this will alone I swear I will not forget you And I will not hate you You contained enough for […]

Summer Ghost Story

Sunday, July 8th, 2012

Melissa was old, and she was hot, so very hot, she was sure that the summers had not been like this when she was young, young like the girls around her. How she envied them in their cool looking garments but they barely covered anything and she just had to dress properly, the way she […]