The Shieldmaidens 7: Misty Part 2

And I bow as I step onto the dance floor, and the strings strain, and the bodies around us move. Bodies of abusers and saviors. Rose dances with Olsen, Destiny with Tiger. The music plays, we all twirl, and I take each of the next stories out onto the floor. The waltz is the most… Continue reading The Shieldmaidens 7: Misty Part 2

Rise of the Storyteller 26: Less No More

You gotta understand, she had done this before. In seventh grade, I had a friend. Best friend. Well, what I thought was a best friend, named Blank. One day he had a birthday party at his house. The entire church youth group was invited and we all came. There was hair band music. Cake and… Continue reading Rise of the Storyteller 26: Less No More

In the Name of the Father 7: Harmony Part 1

I had never felt anything like it before. I don’t even think it was the sermon that brought me out of my seat in the pew and forward to the pastor’s call. It was the way I had felt since I walked in the building. I had been told to shake all the men’s hands… Continue reading In the Name of the Father 7: Harmony Part 1

Hollow Man 19: Lioness

I released Teardrop Road on June 23, 2021. I think it was a Thursday. It was pretty devastating to put it out in the world on the big stage. Having your secrets on a blog is one thing. The worldwide stage opens up doubts and fears that I expected but could never prepare myself for. However, this… Continue reading Hollow Man 19: Lioness