Advent Stories, Part 4

Hello friends! Here is my 4th and final installment of the writing challenge hosted by my friend, Rachel. I’m late in posting because we spent the last week visiting family in Montana to celebrate Christmas. This part concludes the short story of Jon and Hope. The prompt: Love. Hope watched the road from the bigContinue reading “Advent Stories, Part 4”

Advent Stories, Part 3

Hello, friends! My friend Rachel is hosting a fiction writing challenge for the Advent season. If you’ve been following along, Part 3 is a continuation of Jon and Hope’s story. If you’re just now joining us, here’s Part 1 and Part 2. This week’s prompt: Joy. Jon lifted his head, peace settling on him andContinue reading “Advent Stories, Part 3”

Advent Stories, Part 2: Faith

Hello, friends! My friend Rachel is hosting an Advent Season fiction writing challenge, and I thought it would be fun to take part. Each week, she’ll post a prompt, and I’ll write a short fiction piece related to the prompt. I hope you enjoy this little series, and I’m excited to see where the weeklyContinue reading “Advent Stories, Part 2: Faith”

Advent Stories, Part 1

Happy December, my friends! My friend Rachel is hosting an Advent Season fiction writing challenge, and I thought it would be fun to take part. Each week, she’ll post a prompt, and I’ll write a short fiction piece related to the prompt. I hope you enjoy this little series, and I’m excited to see whereContinue reading “Advent Stories, Part 1”

{Writing Wednesday: Con’s Journey}

Every now and then, I like to give you a glimpse of something I’m working on. I’ve been doing some family research on ancestry.com recently, and discovered one of my ancestor’s point of entry of immigration to the United States. I challenged myself to a short two-page writing prompt about Constantine Maximillian Ulrich (I know,Continue reading “{Writing Wednesday: Con’s Journey}”

Stones of Remembrance

Stories are my favorite. I especially love family stories. I love to tell them, and I love to hear them. I think that’s most likely the main reason that my novel (which I’m currently in the process of editing) incorporates some of the stories of my family that have been passed down to me. AsContinue reading “Stones of Remembrance”

{Writing Wednesday, Thursday edition: The Train}

Yesterday’s Writing Wednesday prompt: train.  Here’s what came from a 10 minute writing session.  Enjoy! She pulled open the door of her compartment, swaying as the train rounded a bend.  She reached out  to keep her balance, her fingers contacted smooth paneling.  She reached across the small hallway, and again her fingers came in contact,Continue reading “{Writing Wednesday, Thursday edition: The Train}”