A Halloween Lullaby

Lmao. Okay. I don’t often write poetry or the like—I’m not a huge fan. However, I ran across this random gem on my computer that I wrote years ago for no particular reason, and I forgot I had it until now. I entitled it only “Lullaby”, but given that Halloween is tomorrow night, it seems fitting to post it now. The file is dated just about six years ago.

Close your eyes and sleep now, child

dream your many dreams

For the world is full of sorrow

and evil, gnarled things

And if you should wake and I am gone

squeeze your eyes tight shut

For in the darkness all around

hungry things do hunt

They hunger for your little toes

and any bit they see

so snuggle under your blankets now

and leave the night to me

If you hear a creak or step

pretend it was the wind

For if they see you peeking out

surely they’ll close in

and when the day has come and gone

and night returns again

remember the warnings I tell you now

or the evil things will win.


Free Fiction Friday #58–HALLOWEEN EDITION

Hello ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to Free Fiction Friday #58! For those of you who are new to this blog or who may have missed out on the previous Free Fiction Fridays, every Friday I post an article containing 10 fiction e-books that are 100% FREE on Amazon at the time of posting and an additional 5 that are roughly of the same genre and on sale for less than $5. I try my best to make sure they are all 4+ stars and over 40+ reviews and 100 pages minimum—so that you can get a list of the best-of-the-best to choose from and enjoy over the long weekend (while I do more important things than post, like laundry). I try to switch up the genres every week, and this week our theme is: Suspense/Horror!





Free Fiction Friday #14–HIJACKED by NaNoWriMo!

Dun dun dun dun! Free Fiction Friday is here! It’s the day after Halloween, and the start of NaNoWriMo, so in honor of the occasion, today we’re going to take a bit of a detour and take a look at some non-fiction and delve into Writing guides.  These aren’t free (like our usual Free Friction Friday) but, they’re all bargains. (I already did a free writing/publishing guide bunch awhile back – and the pickings are slim on those! You can check back out my previous FFF’s to find the ones that are still Free) Check these out! (all under $10, most under $5) – and go get writing!


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