“The Starfish” – A Short Story

A story about a young boy and his reflection on his life choices.

I wrote this for a short short story writing contest in 2009 and this was my finished entry.

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NaNoWriMo 2015

I am so excited to be participating in NaNoWriMo this year, for the first time in over 4 years.  The last time I attempted this challenge, I was a sophomore in high school – a mere 16-years-old, facing the book writing world with the thought that I would publish my first book by the time I turned 18.

Unfortunately, that didn’t happen and I am nearing 4 years past my original goal of 18 and published.  I am excited, however, for the time I had away from the writing field for me to really realize how much the whole community meant to me.

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Break An Arm

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I’m a messy person.

I’m not good at making choices that will benefit my future, much less choices that will benefit me now.  But I am really good at convincing myself that the choices I’m making are the right ones at that moment.  

If I were on a debate team, I’m confident my side would win simply because when I tell myself something is the right idea, there is nothing I can do or say to talk myself out of it.  It’s the best option.

Trust me.

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