Psychology and Fiction

Bradbury & Tolstoy

Flash Fiction Challenge: Serving “Justice”

In response to PJ’s photo prompted Flash Fiction challenge (75 – 175 words). Special thanks to Dawn M. Miller for the photo.

Speak Up! Friday Quotes (10)

“It’s no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense” (Mark Twain)

2AM: The Smiling Man Suspense Video

Regardless of gender, age, and race, walking alone and walking alone at night can put your whole body — everything that you are — into a tense state of high alert. In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Fight or Flight.”

“I may be just around the bend, or this journey onward may have no end. But I’ll never stop, my friend. Find my way home” (Fu Music)

Readers See Right Through You

Admit it. The only reason interesting things happen to your main character is because they’re the main character. Don’t tell me that’s not true. It’s not healthy to lie, especially to yourself. Fine, fine. If you insist, I’ll listen to your elaborate reasons as to why your MC is the chosen one. You might just […]

14 Ways To Make Time For Reading

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “(Your Thing) for Dummies.” Reading stimulates creativity, growth, and relaxation. Busy-bodies and chilled-out folk alike find the time to experience reading, so why am I struggling to get through one book?



Meaningful Little Acts

In any relationship (real or not real), the small things can mean so much. A handwritten note left in their purse, wallet, or book bag. A prayer and active faith. A smile. A hug. A look. A good morning / night text. A simple “hey” to show you’re thinking of them. A listening ear, focused […]

Stimulating My Creativity

Stimulating My Creativity

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Time Capsule.” What would you put in this year’s time capsule to channel the essence of our current moment for future generations? I would put a number of things, including all the books that I could fit in there (with pressed flower bookmarks), paintings, different maps, clothes, toothbrushes, […]