Salutations! Let me introduce myself. My name is Olivia K. Spektor. You don’t know me, but you will. Oh! That’s not me suggesting that I will someday be famous, but rather that you’ll be learning more about me and hopefully I’ll learn more about you too. If you are already subscribed to me, you might… Continue reading (4/4/2017) The Beginning of Something Magical
Day Two: In 250 words or less, write without any -ing verbs. This is part 2 from day 1's prompt. Find part 1 here. “What happened over there? How did…” Jessie shifted awkwardly on the drift wood. “I might as well have died out there. Everyone else…My whole squad was taken captive. Little food,… Continue reading Day Two of 30-Day Challenge!
Day One: A love scene without "eyes" or "gaze". Samantha sat on the lonely dock admiring the watercolor-esque view of the sun setting over the bay, listening to only the sound of waves sloshing against the support beams. She couldn’t remember if it was Tuesday or Wednesday let alone what month it was now. She… Continue reading Day One of 30-day Writing Challenge!
This is a picture of my novel that I'm in the progress of writing. I just printed it for the first time and I'm making my final edits. It feels so good to hold my words instead of looking at them on screen. My excitement can't even be measured! A few months ago I… Continue reading A Mad Girls Lullaby
My voice is meek And floats in air I have more That I can share I can read and I can sing But in the end That means nothing I can hand a book to you of my poetry and drawings too But in the end It’s nothing new And in the end My words… Continue reading It’s Not My Words
We all have them. Weather etched on skin or engraved on hearts. We’ve all felt like falling apart. Look into my eyes, what do you see? Is it just color or do you see me? Now look even closer, is there a soul? Do you see a poser? Or just a broken tool? I’m… Continue reading Scars
I'd love to be the first in a race but I’m slow and can’t keep steady pace I'd love to be number one, top of the world! but I'm not that smart, and I'm a simple girl. I want to be the best, and the only one but I’m easily distracted and don't get anything… Continue reading Last Place
Should it have taken the truth before I got you to listen? Or must I bleed out before you notice I’m missing? Yes, I told you lies, but the truth I couldn’t face. Should I mention death for you to finally see, or leave without a trace? I closed off my heart to not… Continue reading Why I Smile
A hole is dug in the earthen ground, a sleeping bed, to those who make no sound. A final resting place, at peace, as seen upon their face. Not a worry or a care. Nothing disturbs within their lair. A wooden cave with a door, but no one comes to knock upon such doors.… Continue reading Long Forgotten Stories
He’d come back just in time to help us move. “Do I have to go? What if the kids make fun of me?” It wasn’t just a new school; it was an entirely new state. I had braces and glasses and had just made friends at my previous school to survive the bullying. We had… Continue reading #1 Dad (11/11/15 Wednesdays Scene)