Yahrzeit & “Apathy Blanket” (Poem)

Maybe I should have made this into two separate posts.  I'm sure the title has people confused as heck! Hopefully some of you stuck around to find out what it means. “Yahrzeit” is a Yiddish word.  It means “anniversary,” but it typically comes up in the form of remembering the death of a loved one.  … Continue reading Yahrzeit & “Apathy Blanket” (Poem)

Throwback Shakespearian Monologue

I doubt anyone remembers this, as it was in the middle of a massive posting spree & smack dab in the center of a humongous post. But, on the off chance someone had insomnia & used my book review of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare as a sleep aid, I'm sharing this with you … Continue reading Throwback Shakespearian Monologue

BOOK REVIEW: Everything’s Eventual by Stephen King

I’m a huge Stephen King fan.  I’ve liked almost everything I’ve read by him (didn’t really like the Gunslinger book I read, or Firestarter, but I read the latter a loooooong time ago). King’s long works are almost canon at this point.  They’ve been made into, according to the unreliable yet useful Wikipedia: Movies (tons … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Everything’s Eventual by Stephen King


Trust, once broken, can be pieced back together. Painstakingly putting piecesinto rightful placesof brighter days’ form, glued together by time. But, the resulting productis far more fragile and never quite as lovely. ®Ariel Lynn 11/4/16

Be an Amateur

Three weeks ago, I started working on a short story that I plan on sending to a long list of science fiction/fantasy magazines, but when I sat down to write my story, all of my sentences just read … Source: Be an Amateur