Excerpt: Just Before the Dawn (Sicut Ante Lucem)

Excerpt from Nanowrimo novel By Sophie Stephens Page 36-37 I go to look for my keys, keeping the phone pressed firmly against my ear. I grip onto my phone as if it were really Rosie I am holding on to. She finally speaks. “What have you heard so far, about Cooper?” “Nothing, his parents just … Continue reading Excerpt: Just Before the Dawn (Sicut Ante Lucem)

Excerpt: Just Before the Dawn (Sicut Ante Lucem)

By Sophie Stephens Page 61-62 “What do you write, when you come to the park?” Cooper asked me. “Anything. Anything that comes to mind. Sometimes I just write about what I hear or see or smell. Other times I add to my ongoing story.” “Write something for me.” “What?” “I know you keep your leather … Continue reading Excerpt: Just Before the Dawn (Sicut Ante Lucem)

Excerpt: Just Before the Dawn (Sicut Ante Lucem)

Excerpt from NaNoWriMo 2017 Page 11 By Sophie Stephens Looking back now, I realize how much I enjoyed those days. Rosie and Elliot by my side, floating through the halls, unnoticed enough to be in our own little world, planning out our futures together. I even miss the jocks, always a constant source of entertainment … Continue reading Excerpt: Just Before the Dawn (Sicut Ante Lucem)

Imitation: Bacon “Of Studies”

"Of Wishes" Wishes serve for dreams, creativity, and ambition. Dreaming is for pastime; creativity, for individuals and freedom; and ambition, for desire. For erudite people can work for pleasure, but performance comes best from the aspiration of wishes. To spend too much time wishing is idle; to wish too little is precocious; and to base … Continue reading Imitation: Bacon “Of Studies”