When Shauna McAllister returns to her childhood home to recover from a car accident that left her in a coma and wiped out six months of her memory, her estranged father and abusive stepmother blame her for the tragedy, which has left her beloved brother severely brain damaged, but Shauna leans on Wayne Spade, a forgotten but hopeful lover who stays by her side, as she attempts to sort out what happened that night.
"Dover Beach" is a lyric poem by the English poet Matthew Arnold. It was first published in 1867 in the collection New Poems, but surviving notes indicate its composition may have begun as early as 1849. The most likely date is 1851.
In the future a "change" has taken place and the evolution of mankind is taking a new, uncharted step towards the unknown.
Sometimes a man just needs to sleep.
An unexpected downside to being a writer are the times when you struggle with focus. What is the best way to handle focus issues? Is there a way to fix the problem?
Christina Georgina Rossetti was an English poet who wrote a variety of romantic, devotional, and children's poems. She is famous for writing Goblin Market and "Remember".
The city has the power to beat you down, to hurt you, to destroy you. After a while, you no longer have the ability to tell wrong from right. And that's when it devours you.
Sudden losses and the floor - my Earth goes out away from me from beneath my feet...
Nothing sucks worse for a writer than rejection. It happens to all of us, but there are ways to improve your odds of getting your work accepted.
"The Dead Man Walking" is a lyric poem centering despair and pessimism. A lyric poem presents the author's imaginative or emotional response to a person, a place, a thing, an event, or an idea. Unlike a narrative poem, a lyric poem does not tell a story.
Just because things aren't going well in your life at the moment doesn't mean they won't improve. And most likely, someone out there has it way worse than you. Which begs the question, life isn't so bad, is it?
Sometimes all we need to get through this life is each other.
It doesn't make much sense to write if people will never want to read your work. But even if the work is amazing, how do you get people to check it out? Here are 3 easy tips to help answer that question.
A quick lesson on peace at a beautiful mountain temple.
A heart dog is the once in a life time dog who you really connect with. Few people get to experience this kind of connection with an animal, but when they do, it's truly beautiful.
To be a writer, you must live like a writer. But is that even a thing?
Set during the American Civil War, "An Occurrence at Owl Creek" is Bierce's most famous short story. It was first published in the San Francisco Examiner in 1890. It then appeared in Bierce's 1891 collection Tales of Soldiers and Civilians.