Fiction: ‘The Man Who Sold the World’

47 - The Man Who Sold the World
The house looked old and dilapidated from the outside. Tiles had slid off the roof, pigeons were nesting in the rafters, and the paint had peeled away from the walls, leaving a dreary patchwork of greys on the splintered wood. But never was that tired old line truer; that true beauty is found within. The …

Fiction: ‘The Magician – Part 2’

46 - The Magician Part 2
She sits on the cool tiled floor of her apartment, watching the sunrise paint the walls with splashes of fire. Silver birds skim across the section of sky in the window. A pale moon glistens on the horizon before slowly dissolving with the coming dawn. The gloves lie in her lap. She runs her fingers …

Fiction: ‘The Starlight Princess and the Lightning Prince’

40 - The Starlight Princess and the Lightning Prince

Once upon a time, a beautiful star fell in love with a flash of lightning. She was twinkling merrily in the sky, watching over the world from her position in the constellations, when a brilliant flash lit up the darkness. He was brighter than any star she had ever seen. The electricity in the air …

The Writer and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Blank Page…

39 - The Writer and the Terrible Horrible No Good Very Blank Page
Every writer dreams of being that prodigy who pours their heart and soul into a novel and, against all odds, it sweeps across the nation and becomes the next bestseller. Not only a bestseller; it’s a beautifully crafted piece of literature. A life-changing tome. You know, one of those titles that all good bookstores keep …