I Kissed a Girl

I shared in my first post that I would share some of my stories with my audience. Here’s the first of what I hope is many to come.

Natalie Talcott is the prettiest girl in my class. She has it all: sparkling green eyes, wavy copper hair that flowed down to her shoulders, an excellent softball player. She is perfect. I am way out of her league. So, imagine my surprise when I got an invitation to her birthday party. Continue reading “I Kissed a Girl”

Mission Statement

In my first ever post, I set some lofty goals for 2015 for my writing endeavors. This blog, Project Blacklight, was one of those goals. I must say that I am excited to start this new venture. It means a lot to me and my budding career. After the support and encouragement of friends, family, and social media, I decided I could no longer ignore what was staring me in the face. If I am to make my mark in this universe as a writer, I need to build an audience. I need to present myself in the best light possible. I need to…well, write.

Which begs the question: why start a blog? For me, the better question is, “Why start a new blog when your last endeavor failed?”  Before I answer that, there is some history I must share. Continue reading “Mission Statement”

Ten Writing Promises to Myself in 2015

Well, the new year is upon us. It’s January 2015, which means it’s time to do what all Americans do, aside from partaking in pork, collard greens and black-eyed peas. That’s right. It’s time to make those dreaded New Year’s resolutions. You know, those promises you make to yourself to do things differently, to make this year better than the last. Those promises that, after a month or two, don’t come to fruition. I don’t know if it’s me, but why is it that we Americans only participate in this tradition? Continue reading “Ten Writing Promises to Myself in 2015”