Do You Remember Us? Part 7 – A Raging Brokeness

He’d refused to see me when I came to and now that Lucy had dragged him in here with me, he sat across the table steel-eyed, a scowl on his face. “Tell me what happened,” I asked again. “It doesn’t matter.” “It matters to me.” I wanted to grab his head and bang it on … Continue reading Do You Remember Us? Part 7 – A Raging Brokeness

Do You Remember Us? Part 6 – Apparitions.

Security guards and gate keepers are my least favorite people. I was trying to be civil to the security guard/ gatekeeper at the United Nations House. I don’t know if we would get access or even find Lloyd Liche but we had to try. The guard hung up from the call and turned back to … Continue reading Do You Remember Us? Part 6 – Apparitions.

Do You Remember Us? 2 – Mystical Dealings

Part 2 of Do You Remember Us? 1 – A Still of Bygones Lola utterly failed to loosen me up. In all fairness, her idea of loosening up involved shopping and the movies. A quarter into the rom-com she picked and I'd hitched a ride on the snooze train. Sleep promised refreshment but instead propelled me into a maze of confusing dreams … Continue reading Do You Remember Us? 2 – Mystical Dealings

Write, Damn It — BREVITY’s Nonfiction Blog

By Tawni Waters Can anything be sadder than work left unfinished? Yes, work never begun. -Christina Rossetti For five years, I’ve lived on the road, earning money to support my travel addiction by writing books, freelance editing, and teaching writing. Between editing and teaching, I’ve read thousands of manuscripts and worked with hundreds of writers, […] … Continue reading Write, Damn It — BREVITY’s Nonfiction Blog

Do You Remember Us? 1 – A Still of Bygones

On behalf of women everywhere, I will admit that we entertain thoughts of murdering our best-friends at least once a fortnight. Of course, the frequency fluctuates depending on circumstance, hormones and self-destructiveness. This particular day presented me with the daunting challenge of suppressing the desire to strangle Lola. “Just let it go!” an exasperated Lola begged. … Continue reading Do You Remember Us? 1 – A Still of Bygones