Okay, so this week has been IN-sane. As in not sane, as in crazy. More synonyms? No, you got the idea? Okay, sounds dandy! So I started my new school, which is great. But Younger Brother and Younger-er Brother are entering crash week, as they’re putting on their play next week, so they had late … More AAAAAAHHHHHH LIFE IS SO MANY OF THE BUSY!
So this is the start of that Detective Story. Shall I follow through? Who knows! But tell me what you think. Everything’s louder at night. The rev of an engine, the creak of a door, the scurrying of a rat—a scream. My work lies in the loud sounds of the dark. The sounds that … More Amelia Brighton, Detective
I have no idea when I wrote this. I think I was probably around eight or nine–you know, the HEIGHT of my writing career? So, yeah. Before you get to hear the stunning amazingness that is this story, you need some background. There was a notepad sitting on the kitchen counter next to the phone. It … More A Blast from the Past: the Story of Malnutrition
I just completed my last week at the school I’ve been going to. I made a really tough decision around December; I decided that I wanted to transfer. Mom works at a different school, anyway, so it would be simple to just hitch a ride with her and go there, anyway, and I had friends at … More Good Friends … They’re Really Good to Have
This is going to be cobbled together like … something that’s cobbled together. (Don’t judge me, it’s been a long day.) So! Studying! I’m studying for finals (well, I was a few minutes ago, and I decided to take a brief blog-break) and it’s kind of really stressful. But that’s okay. The stressful aspect is … More Studying, Stories, and Dominating Game Day
GUYS. I have solved the mystery. It wasn’t about a button that you could use to resolve a situation like this: (I was cleaning up and I dropped the Lego drawer. I sent a picture of the destruction to a friend, who immediately responded with that zoomed in picture to show me that the legos laugh … More The Magic of the Refresh Button: The Mystery Solved!
So I was looking through a box of old stuff that my parents saved, and I found some old stories that I wrote when I was in grade school. This one is from when I was nine, in fourth grade, and it made me laugh, so I thought I’d share it with you. 🙂 … More Blast from the Past: Nine-Year-Old Me’s Shenanigans
Iiiiiiiiiiit’s book snippets! These are, as the title implies, snippets. From the book I’m writing. You guys seem to like them, so I keep posting them. There’s no continuity between these, but if you want to read the others, you can go here for part one, here for part two, here for part three, here for part four, here for part five, and here for part … More Book Snippets, Part Seven
So, remember that list of blog post ideas that I told you about? Well, I found it! I was looking through it for inspiration, as I am woefully uninspired of late (but I wrote a REALLY good something the other night with inspiration from a stick of deodorant … long story) and I found something. … More The Magic of the Refresh Button
Ah! It’s back! The well-loved “Death By:” post is back! Today on the agenda, we have food poisoning. Allow me to set the scene: My dear family and I are vacationing in the great National Park of Yosemite. (It actually was really cool and I enjoyed myself, but that doesn’t matter to this story.) In … More Death By: Food Poisoning