What fiction writers can learn from E.E. Cummings

Warning: This isn't an in-depth, academic poetry analysis full of symbolism and themes. This is a more practical look at what E.E. Cummings' style can teach authors about writing. E.E. Cummings is well known for playing with words, putting them together in unconventional ways. He also used unusual grammar for a wonderful dramatic effect. These … Continue reading What fiction writers can learn from E.E. Cummings

Breathe

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a psychological disorder that develops after exposure to a traumatic event, such as child abuse, sexual assault, or a serious car accident. This flash fiction piece is based on a prompt asking me to describe a person with PTSD, as they experience symptoms of the disorder.  In my dream, it … Continue reading Breathe