Decay

Every morning my eyes grow heavier. That stupid alarm clock won’t stop ringing. If I get out of bed I’m fucked. If I stay in bed I’m very fucked. I love being alive. Every breakfast I’m a little less prepared. That damn lunchbox doesn’t fill itself. If I make myself food I’ll be late. If…

He’s the worst

‘You’re psychotic’ ‘Is that a fact or opinion?’ ‘Opinion.’ she said ‘But if you want a fact’, she looked me in the eyes and stared hard before adding, ‘I hate you.’ I can’t say I’m surprised or even hurt by her words. It’s all true. I’ve been expecting this conversation for weeks now. If anything,…

Monsters Inside

Part 7: They Come From Inside. Roll the credits. Seriously, how many times do I need to say “monsters inside” in a story I wrote called “Monsters Inside?” I’m sure you get my point by now. You can’t see me right now, but I’m sighing as I sit in my favorite gaming chair that I’ve…

Buying Bread

I’m buying bread.  I just left work and my feet ache.  After a mundane drive here, where I missed my turn twice, I end up at the most expensive store in town.  I’m tired, broke, and I have chores to do. But getting this bread is something I need to do. I reach for a…

How To Have A More Creative Mindset

If you want to create more, you can’t underestimate the power of being encouraged and cheered on.  We still need intrinsic motivation for everything we do, but that extra boost from the people around us is just as essential. If you take anything from this reading, I hope it’s that your ideas, passions, and all…