The discovery of long lost forgotten objects of power create a wave of occult events that trigger a rebirth of magic in some of the descendants of once-powerful Witch-Warlock families. And their war begins… again. It all starts over Audrey, the bi-racial girl with tainted blood… who doesn’t know she could become the most powerful of them all.
THANKS GIVEN is a heartwarming story about how sometimes life does not get back on track until we appreciate the things we have that others do not. We should turn from what’s in the past, leave behind any regrets and give thanks for the good things in our life.
REMEMBERING Paule is the compelling story of two friends, novelist Paule Marshall and folklorist and literary critic Daryl Cumber Dance, both committed truth-tellers, teachers, cultural critics, writers, and activists who wielded their pens to revolutionize their literary world.
This tool will aid those who have been through racial equity training and want to continue their learning journey in a structured, proactive way. Not only does it offer critical information, it prompts deep reflection and encourages action.
What if you’re not there to tell your story? Don’t let yours become the ‘greatest story never told.’
Inspirational Creative Nonfiction: The Things We Carry (2023) An Alpha & Beta Story by Dennis Lowery
It is a land of ancient city-states, morto e sepolto… the dead and gone. Remnants of forgotten and abandoned houses and estates sprinkle the countryside. Once thriving and vital, now no one lives in them, and the keening of the winds through the ruins is their only sound. Even in towns and cities that live, in almost all, there is a legend sometimes distorted far from its origin of a casa stregata… a haunted house. Some are deathly still, lonely cenotaphs, mere empty markers of a tragic past. Others contain souls that sleep awhile and awake… hungry.
My daughters asked me, “Dad, do you believe in ghosts and demons?” So, I told them this story. A real moment blended with some storytelling.
One of our eShort stories for Halloween. A 1,151-word hybrid story (nonfiction with a fiction piece embedded). A father’s story to his daughters about a strange new girl he had met in high school: “When your eyes met hers, she was looking deeper into you than you could ever see into her.”
Even the best ideas profit from planning and a thought-out approach to proper structure before you write. This plan is tailored to take your nonfiction idea from inception to a robust (solid-story-structure) outline that your writing will benefit from.