Hibernation

Hibernation

Happy New Year to all of our followers and to anyone who is new to the site! We hope January finds you warm and well and psyched for whatever it is you have looming on the horizon for 2018. For those of you who are veterans of the site we want to say thank you for...

    Dreams by Elizabeth Leonard an excerpt from her upcoming novel Born For This   I am perched in a tree, eagerly awaiting my prey below. The beast is lean and muscular and its heart is pumping steadily, I can hear it from my tree stand. My stomach churns with hunger...

Meticula a short story by Elizabeth Leonard warning : contains adult language The dance track on her radio was in stark contrast with the scene at the side of the road. The flashing lights of the police cars seemed to occasionally flash in beat with the music, but...
Finding a creative corner

Finding a creative corner

I remember my very first NaNoWriMo like it was yesterday. I was so ambitious; I thought the same old tactics I applied in college would work with something like this. Boy was I wrong. Doing research on demand is one thing, being creative on demand is a whole other...
Rainbow for a day

Rainbow for a day

Well, tomorrow is the big day. Halloween. I love Halloween. When I was a kid it was my favorite holiday, and NOT for the obvious reasons, although the candy didn’t hurt. I loved Halloween because I felt like it was that one day of the year that you could truly...
Handwork

Handwork

My husband, God bless him, has spent the majority of the summer building me a new chicken coop. A project that should have taken him a weekend somehow evolved into this bi-seasonal project that has plagued our weekends for months on end. This weekend he put the...
Death of a chicken

Death of a chicken

This past weekend we went away. Before we left we did the usual clean-up and prep. You know: do the dishes, take out the trash, water the plants, close the windows, feed the fish. My husband, being the good man that he is, went out and topped off the chickens’...