Tag: Illustrator

Is it Friday the 13th?

It may only be your imagination.

Going Out of Business: A visit to the bookstore.

Economic forecasters say that bookstores are on the decline. The rise of the e-reader is taking over the market providing efficiency, convenience and direct access to millions of titles. Have the brick and mortar stores lost touch with the customers? What were they buying that isn’t selling? I decided to

My Night Read and Doodle Bug

Ever since discovering Harold and the Purple Crayon, I spend my best nights taking adventures of my own. — Monday, August 15, 2011. Today’s post was inspired by a bit of insomnia and the NaBloPoMo prompt, “Where is your favourite place to read?”

My Heart Carries Their Struggles

As a child, my imagination carried me though many a struggle. As a young adult, my battles carried many of my ideals. Now, as a mother, my heart carries their struggles. — August 7, 2011. While not a post of fiction, as is the theme for this month’s blogging (per

Tucker’s Toe Jam

Toilet reached, Tucker considered his predicament. — Saturday, August 6, 2011. Inspired by yesterday’s NaBloPoMo prompt—What is the best first sentence you can think of off the top of your head—I’ve come up with the second sentence.

Will It Skillet?

August arrives shortly. What mayhem will it bring? A seasoned skillet, some sampling of sauces, a few dashes of destiny, a bit of rising tempers, and some rolling ravings are all possible. A watched pot brings much the same. — July 31, 2011. My post tonight is inspired by NaBloPoMo

Thought Burst

Amorphous, her thoughts began to take shape. Shaping from what was once a guise, palatable for company, they crystalize. Crystals reflecting a dynamic star burst of colors. Colors of wisdom, reflection, and brilliance. Brilliant greens, blues, greens, yellows. She yells “oh!” upon release. Released from their form, her thoughts dissolve,

Celebrating Tara

Tara said, “Excellent. Excellent. Excellent.” I say, “Perhaps, upon enlightenment.” © 2011 Steph Abbott. All rights reserved. —- Tonight’s post is inspired by the writing prompt from National Blog Posting Month (NaBloPoMo),  “Celebrate something — anything — today, and then tell us about it.” I created the image on my

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