Tech Savvy

After completing her first internship at Microsoft, Sasha Ariel was inspired to write a book while still in high-school to encourage girls to be tech savvy. Motivated by her own absorption in the Technology side of STEM, she set about writing the book which took two years. It was her hope that her main character, …

The Determined Teacher

There has been only a marginal improvement in Timid Tom’s reading and writing abilities.  However, with great determination and unwavering faith in her pupil, his English teacher continues to help him. 31 Words Getty Image This was written for the Weekend Writing Prompt by Sammi Cox. For instructions, click Here. This was also posted for January …

My Liebster Award Nomination 2020

First, I would like to thank Trish for nominating me for this award. It was quite an unexpected and pleasant surprise. I am deeply touched and humbled. Before I discovered my love for writing, I was an avid reader. Any member of my family would tell you that I spent most of my time with …

A Different Direction

One day I got tired of writing mundane stories about film stars, politicians, writers and other famous people. I guess people would think I'm crazy. How could I be bored with such stuff, they would wonder. Well, believe it or not, I was. I wanted to do something different with my life. I have always …

The Paper

She couldn't believe that she was sitting there, watching a western with Kyle, the hottest and most popular guy on campus.  It felt surreal.  It was that morning when he approached her as she was closing her locker.  He smiled his incredible smile as he offered to walk her to class. As they walked down …

The Letters

Her eyes went straight to the desk where she expected to see it and there it was.  Heart thudding, she walked into the classroom and picking it up, she examined it.  It was the same long, plain white envelope with her name written neatly on the front.  She got one every Thursday since the beginning …

The Suitor Calls

It was Friday evening.  Mr. Read was to call on her.  She felt a prickle of excitement at the thought of seeing him again.  The week had flown by quickly.  It seemed only a moment ago when she had surprised him in the library where he was composing a note which he gave to her.   …

Letter From the Suitor

She walked into the library and was startled to find him sitting at her father's desk, writing what appeared to be a letter.  He rose immediately to his feet when he saw her and bowed.  "Miss Turner." She returned his greeting in the manner of women, her face a little flushed.  She hoped he would …

Promotion

She got the news that morning and as soon as she got back to her desk, she texted her boyfriend, Rob.  "I just got promoted to Managing Editor.  They absolutely loved the profile I did on Rosalind Spencer, the famous Haute Couture designer who recently launched her new cosmetic line. Let’s go out and celebrate tonight.  Pick me up at 7:45” …

Fanny Kemble

If you stand up and be counted, from time to time you may get yourself knocked down. But remember this: A man flattened by an opponent can get up again. A man flattened by conformity stays down for good - Thomas J. Watson I never heard of Fanny Kemble until I recently read a devotion, …

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