I've spent the last three years paying off five figures of debt on a just barely livable wage. My resolve to finally become debt free came out of a bad business deal with a friend since childhood that left me with more debt, and PTSD through sudden betrayal. It's been mentally and emotionally exhausting, my … Continue reading One Step Forward, You Know the Rest…
You may have seen it, the faux ancient drawing depicting a slave driver with a whip, standing over their subjects (Boss), and the man at the head of the rope, pulling the rope along with everyone else with one arm forward in a "talley ho" motion (Leader). It's a simple set of two images that … Continue reading The Boss and The Leader: What’s the Difference?
I wrote this quite some time ago, thought it might be worth sharing. ------------------------------------- There are moments of loneliness that prey upon us at the worst times Those moments when we are alone Staring at the ceiling as the wind and rain beat their unintelligible rhythms upon our bedroom windows Our pillow becomes our only … Continue reading (Al)one
I have lived in minority amidst the streets and avenues of the city I so willingly afflicted myself with as but the bud of a flower yet to bloom, transplanted from the open fields of the valley into a pot, no longer connected to the world in such the way that I was before. My … Continue reading Two Worlds
If this is the first part in this ongoing chapter that you are reading, go check out the first four parts of chapter one if you don't want to be lost. Mad About You Chapter One, Part Five By: Patrick Hart Samuel opened his mouth to continue his protest to all of the smoke and … Continue reading Mad About You Ch. 1 Pt. 5
I am quite late in posting this, apologies, my brain doesn't function well in such humid heat as we've been having of late, which means editing seemed almost a foreign task for a few days. Anyway, here it is, part four of chapter one. If this is this first post of mine, or of my … Continue reading Mad About You Ch. 1 Pt. 4
No joke, my brain has felt like so much unchilled jello this past week. Can't write much, can't edit at all, my brain is in a state of protest. I'll be back when nature has a couple popsicles, and takes a chill pill. Until then, stay frosty!
Attention new readers! This is a multi-post, ongoing story. If you are passing by for the first time, and you don't wish to be lost, start with the post 'Mad About You Ch. 1 Pt. 1'. Anyway, I hope you enjoy. Mad About You Chapter One, Part Three By: Patrick Hart “Oi, wake up!” Samuel … Continue reading Mad About You Ch. 1 Pt. 3
Apologies for the constant change in formula this past week, and for the couple that follow. Anyway, I've decided on two things: (If you don't care about these things, scroll down, the sub-chapter is going to be further along) 1. While I would love to give you all the entirety of my novel in short … Continue reading Mad About You Ch. 1 Pt. 2
Good morning all, today is the day I begin posting my character, Samuel Collins' story, a piece at a time for you to read and/or critique. Once a week I will post a new section of the story. With that said, I hope you enjoy, and even if you don't, thank you for taking time … Continue reading Mad About You Ch. 1 Pt. 1