Catching Fireflies

finding magic along the way

Tag Archives: Stephen King

Advice from the Pros

Have you ever noticed that people are always willing to tell you how to do something? This is especially true for writers. Everyone has an opinion. Show don’t tell. Write what you know. I am sure you have all heard it before. With NaNoWriMo on the horizon, many people are thinking of attempting to write …

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Prepare the Blanket Fort! Summer Reading is Here!

As the days get warmer, I start to itch for a good book. Not just any book. A big fat book filled with a sprawling epic adventure, something with the power to fill a slow, lazy afternoon when the only movement you make is to turn a page or reach for the icy glass of …

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Story Withdrawal Makes My Head Hurt

I have been trying to focus on my class and the work load that goes with it for the last five weeks. I kept telling myself it is only twenty weeks out of your life, Cheryl; you can do this. Focus and don’t get distracted and it will be over before you know it. You …

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The Monsters Under the Bed

I have never been scared of the dark. It’s the things that hang out in the dark that terrify me. And any kid will tell you, the dark is where the monsters hide. As a child, I would tiptoe down the hallway and sit at the top of the stairs while my parents watched TV and I was …

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