Step inside, lets have a cup of tea – Get to know me!

We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones. Stephen King Should we do this AA style? Hi, My name is Kristin and I am a fiction addict. I guess it all started when I was just a wee lass…. Maybe Tinder profile style? I enjoy long strolls through dark and twisty…

Siren

by Kristin Record Mid-Week Flash Challenge She moved like the ocean. Slow and sultry as waves crashed behind her eyes. Blinking twice he tried to clear the image projected by the sea but she continued to invade his line of sight. Colorful fishing nets covered her body. Layering her shoulders, arms, and chest. Her pink…

Vicarious Redemption

This story contest hosted by A Place for fiction writers required the following: Prompt: We are living in trying times, and sometimes facing our fears can help us deal with them more effectively. So, for this prompt write a story that deals with one of your biggest fears. You do not have to be the main…

The Queen’s Heart

by Kristin Record This story contest hosted by A Place for fiction writers required the following: Broken heart reference A drink The color red 1200 words “My queen, he has arrived.” Sven addressed me with a curt respectful nod, then bowed his head in servitude as he awaited my response. I lifted my heavy skirts…

Writer in Motion – Final Draft – The Drowning Game

So I need to apologize. I meant to get this posted earlier but life has it’s ways of completely interfering. This final copy of The Drowning Game is polished and ready for the world. Much like myself this story has changed so much in the last 30 days. It started off raw, broken, and unfiltered….

Writer in Motion Week #3- The Drowning Game (3rd draft)

Wow! That is the word of the week here! I have reviewed and edited four different incredible stories this week and in turn had my story edited and reviewed by four of my peers. Let me tell you what an honorable and humbling experience this has been. I love criticism, I thrive on it really…

The Tattooed Man

Author’s Note – I wanted to write something fun and fresh for the Bi-Weekly prompt hosted by : A Place for Fiction Writers_________________________________ I was doing some research on my heritage and came across a very interesting story about one of my ancestors. I needed to find a way to retell it without coming off…

Writer in Motion- Week #2

Welcome to week two of this amazing writing event! If you haven’t been following along and this is the first post you have seen, please go back and read the previous two posts – The beginning and First draft. Now we progress further as I give you my personally edited copy of the rough draft….

Writer in Motion Week #1 – First Draft – The Drowning Game

He was gone. There was no denying it anymore. Days of waiting for him to walk through the door bled into one another until only the truth remained. He was dead.  The party was in full swing. We were joined together in the celebration and mourning. Flames jumped high from the bonfire, red and blue…

Writer in motion – in the beginning…

#WriterinMotion is a month long writing event hosted by Writer in Motion Maybe you are thinking to yourself, what is Writer in Motion? Well, let me tell you, it’s pretty stinking cool. So, I stumbled upon this event completely by accident and was right away intrigued. From prompt to polished, the words on the website…

Lambda Chi

Halloween writing prompt 2009 – Screams echoed through the halls, shattering the silent rooms of the Lambda Chi sorority house. From the porch rows of jack-o’-lanterns grinned, flames flickering off their carved orange flesh. The front door swung open, unleashing piercing shouts into the quiet night. The house illuminated, the windows casting a harsh glow,…