I have returned with more of Eyes of Excruciation! I know I let this one go; waiting over a year to post my next Act was definitely not intentional. Still, I hope that this story sparks something special in even just one reader. For those of us who love or have loved in secrecy out of fear. … Continue reading Eyes of Excruciation – Act 2
Hello! I am pleased to reach out to you, dear follower, and ask for your feedback! I know that I feature so many different topics on my blog, from poetry to triathlon stories to reviews of YA books. In order to narrow my blog's focus, I created a poll to learn more about what my … Continue reading Follower Poll! Soliciting Input from You, Loyal Reader
As a writer with a penchant for exploring LGBT issues and triumphs with my characters, this move toward a more inviting and inclusive WordPress workforce warms my heart. Next Stop for Accelerate.LGBT: Dublin, Ireland.
"Hello readers! I am a young adult fiction writer through and through. However, I have a passion for writing poems as well, many of which deal with themes that align with young adult struggles and triumphs. Without further ado, I present 'The Curvature of Acceptance.'" THE CURVATURE OF ACCEPTANCE You might accept me as I … Continue reading The Curvature of Acceptance
Dear reader: As I revive my blog and resume regular postings, I thought it would be fitting to start publishing some of my older YA short stories, poems, and musings. I am really proud of Eyes of Excruciation, a novella that I wrote during a difficult time in high school. I grappled with thoughts of … Continue reading Eyes of Excruciation – Act 1
First impressions: My first time immersing myself in a work by Benjamin Alire Sáenz. Sleepwalking through life. That's what I feel like I've been doing since my dad passed away. Then I walked the aisles of Barnes and Noble a week ago. Plucked this book out of its forgotten corner of the shelf. I smiled at … Continue reading Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe