As promised, here is the anticipated weekly breakdown for ACC in 2019. Mondays Smaller scale content on this blog, such as poetry and updates, coming weekly starting August 20, 2018. Initial content will include a Top 25 List of my favorite Television shows, and more poetry. Tuesdays Day of rest! Look for brand new novels […]Read More ACC in 2019: Weekly Breakdown
I am planning to begin a serialized children’s tale based on a game my sisters and I played as young children. The following is the Prologue, modified and reprinted from an earlier iteration on this blog. There once was a sizable farm nestled in the hills of Northeast Maine, just East of the once- bustling […]Read More Prologue (Anna, Farmer)
Today, I learned that Forests will swallow you if you let them. They’re wide and long and darker than you think and If you go up, you will have to go down and it will hurt, like Hell and you’ll feel sick and it will be okay. Because, look, listen… if you’re lucky, you’re […]Read More Poem: Descent
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The Summer before Senior Year was when I decided to get serious about hockey. For the past one and a half seasons, I’d done the bare minimum to become acquainted with this very new sport, attending games and the practices offered to my high school team (there weren’t many). The fact was that playing hockey […]Read More Memoir: Playing for the Wrong Team
Recently I moved into my dorm at Bates! Keep reading for a look at how I chose to allocate space and decorate (with the help of my sisters). Left Side The Closet & Dresser I had the option to keep the dresser inside my closet but decided to remove it so that I would have […]Read More Personal: Breaking Down My Dorm!
Though I recently ranked my top 25 television shows of all time, I chose to omit animated series due to a personal bias towards live action. The following cartoons are my favorites, presented more fondly than if they’d been mixed with the others. 10. Justice League/Justice League Unlimited (2001-2006) Justice League and its successor, Justice […]Read More 10 Favorited Animated Series of All-Time
Makeshift, winner of a National Gold Medal in Science Fiction/Fantasy, is now available as a novella from Lulu.com with beautiful cover art from Gaby Stratmann! Be on the lookout for an eBook edition this November and for both editions to drop on Amazon.com & B&N.com sometime soon!Read More Makeshift is Available Now!
Violet I stood at my bedroom window, watching the orange leaves spiral idly towards the ground. Outside, neighbors strolled back and forth as cars raced past at a hundred miles an hour. I tried not to linger on our lonely, sparse yard, where a small wooden doghouse stood as empty as it had since July. […]Read More Preview: The Valley Chronicles: Tempest
The following is an insanely bizarre, free form poem written in August of 2017. There once was a very sad monkey, and he was super into doughnuts. But the donuts were all sold out. They had been for 75 years. The monkey considered quitting doughnuts. He could move to Amsterdam, maybe, try something new. […]Read More Poem: Amsterdam
I am not ready for tomorrow, but if it is any consolation Yesterday, I was not ready for today. It is easy to want to stay in place, but we can’t, The world keeps chugging like a treadmill. You stay in place, you stumble. You fall. You hurt. And you don’t land in the past […]Read More Poem: Turning Pages