What I’m Addicted To

What I’m Addicted To

This is a Beyond the Books writing prompt. Addiction is a deep blue vein in my father’s arm of the family. I realized this when I saw the ugly effect it could have on a person and the people around them. So, I vowed at one point to never let addiction take over...
What I Miss About Childhood

What I Miss About Childhood

This is a Beyond the Books writing prompt. I miss the optimism of childhood, when anything seemed possible. I always loved writing, but imagining how my future would be, I also wanted to be an artist and own a castle and ride horses, and that uninhibited belief that...
Why I Started Blogging

Why I Started Blogging

This is a Beyond the Books writing prompt. I think I’ve started blogging 5 or 6 times throughout my life. I truly started back when LiveJournal was a big thing. What was that? 2000? 2001? Then, I discovered WordPress.com and stayed there for a little while. After I...
What Do You Do With Your “Me” Time?

What Do You Do With Your “Me” Time?

This is a Beyond the Books writing prompt. I have very little “me” time. My time is basically broken up into: Sleep The Day Job Kid Time Editing/Writing House Repairs/Chores My “me” time is whatever I can fit into the 1.5 hours of nap time and...
I am Afraid Of…

I am Afraid Of…

This is a Beyond the Books writing prompt. There are a lot of things I’m afraid of. I have a huge imagination that was poked and prodded as a child by a father who got a kick out of scaring me, which has only fueled my ability to imagine how a situation could go...
The Scariest Moment of My Life

The Scariest Moment of My Life

This is a Beyond the Books writing prompt. The scariest moment of my life happened during labor. I had been in labor for about 18 hours and at this point I was so exhausted that I was falling asleep between contractions. Mr. Awesome was faithfully holding my hand...