Publication 17 NOV 17 Willowdown Books present poetry by Melissa Bird The Stonecutter : Blackhole : I Have Everything Her poems will appear in the international poetry anthology THE POETIC BOND VII ISBN-13: 978-1978098039, ISBN-10: 1978098030 Biography, Melissa Bird (Spanish Fork, Utah, USA) Melissa is a mother and wife devoted to family. In her pursuit … Continue reading Press release
Kevin Allen – Writer ◊ Melissa Bird – Editor ◊ Tia Myricks – Production ◊ Krystal Clear Logics – Promotion and Digital Marketing The Sixth 5: Spirited It is minutes past two AM when the meeting room clears. Mrs. Norman is walking down a lit corridor with Hunter, Michael, and Javier. The conversation is light and somber, things … Continue reading The Sixth 5
Her name is Mrs. Norman. Sixties. Long white-gray hair with next to nothing wrinkles. A warrior who has weathered several wars and just as many attempts on her life. Despite her kind, sweet façade, Mrs. Norman has seen the worst atrocities people are capable of, first hand.
Ninety percent of adult life for Cory Raymond has been filled with four letter words. On occasion, it is the higher end of the ninetieth percentile. Some days Cory gets really creative with those four letter words he’s learned to use efficiently. Cory learned them all while adulting and he would swear to that.
The Sixth Kevin Allen – Writer ♦ Melissa Bird – Editing ♦ Tia Myricks - Production ♦ Krystal Clear Logics – Digital Promotion ♦ TBD - Illustrator ♦ TBD - Producer Episode Two: Sleep Cory thinks he lost them between Oak and Ridgedale. He had been able to … Continue reading The Sixth 2
The Sixth Kevin Allen Episode One: Run Cory knew he had to keep running even if his lungs imploded. If his pursuers caught him he’d spend time in that lab again. He didn’t want that. All he wanted was to be normal again. His legs were burning and getting heavy and his heart was … Continue reading The Sixth
Poetry. The lyric we are defined by. The seed of life. This is where our pains our glories our wants and needs reside. All balled into paradoxical strings preaching we are alive. We are here. Please enjoy the lyrics of Melissa Bird. The Stonecutter I cut at this stone some relief its trapped the figure … Continue reading The Stone Cutter by Melissa Bird
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The proofread is where the battle begins. It starts when the editor looks at what they’ve been handed. They open it and read a few lines in. Looks up and gives you a cheeky smile that says more than it needs to, assuming you’re in the same room, which almost never happens to protect the poor writer. Could you imagine the headline? EXTRA EXTRA READ ALL ABOUT IT: EDITOR STRANGLES WRITER DURING PROOFREADING!
It starts with an idea. The story. Months, years later, it’s time to take the first step. The decision to publish. It isn’t an easy decision with all the jitters running through writers once they’ve “finished” writing their story (that’s never finished), with all the options available. But it is a step that should be … Continue reading ACTION: the jitters of writing to publish