Literary Karaoke

Depression IS A Thing

Originally posted on Jemtree's Heart:
Did you know that King David dealt with Depression? In Psalms 42:5 he wrote: “Why are you in despair, O my soul? And why…

August 30, 2015 · 1 Comment


Here’s a fantasy entry for Rachael Ritchey’s weekly Blog Battle, this time centered on the word, “troop.” Anyone who is willing to read all the short stories posted today (until midnight … Continue reading

August 25, 2015 · 13 Comments

No Vote for You

While I am displeased by all the shenanigans and posturing on the GOP side, and I’m especially appalled that someone like Donald Trump can say whatever he wants and treat … Continue reading

August 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Literal Litter

“Someone would be dead if I found out who did this.” That’s an actual comment on a video post about a dog that suffered severe torture.  It reminded me of … Continue reading

August 20, 2015 · 3 Comments


A friend from my writers’ group in Nebraska is now posting her artwork on DeviantArt. I can’t help but picture Johnny Depp in Pirates of the Caribbean whenever I see … Continue reading

August 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Echoes part 1

WattPad is running a contest / writing challenge for 2015. The goal is to write 10,000 words of a story within 30 days–originally within the month of August, but they’ve … Continue reading

August 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Wasting Time

Today’s been one of those “Why am I even bothering with writing?” days. Maybe none of you have them. After a lot of moping and video games, then some inspirational … Continue reading

August 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Watt a Bargain!

So I joined WattPad and started a project. I’ll be honest. At first, I was put off by grammar errors and amateur mistakes. Even more, the commenters who gush over … Continue reading

August 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Kid Karma

  “I can’t take the Dude outside to play at the park,” Teen Son declared. “There’s broken glass everywhere there.” Apparently some kids got a hold of a microwave and … Continue reading

August 12, 2015 · Leave a comment


I walked into the room and heard the video on my wife’s computer. “They announced another expansion,” she told me. “I’m watching the description of what’s coming next.” My first … Continue reading

August 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

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