UltramarineWhen the sky comes callingYou can feel it on your skin.The way it crawls up from belowAs thoughts begin to swim.Some welcome it with open arms,The gift of Heaven's love.Others strain and fight the pull,Untrusting the above.She gives no promise, joy, or pain,That's not her part to play.The sky simply opens for the heartOnly you can choose to stay.
How To Write A StoryWriting a book is an adventure. To begin with, it is a toy and an amusement. Then it becomes a mistress, then it becomes a master, then it becomes a tyrant. The last phase is that just as you are about to be reconciled to your servitude, you kill the monster, and fling him to the public.-Sir Winston ChurchillNow that we've gotten that out of the way....Hello, and welcome to Cooking With The Authors! This is the show where we bring an aspiring author to our stage, set them in an electric chair, and give them the basics to writing a story. If they do it right, their novel or what have you is published. If they turn out trash not unlike the bet sellers of today, well, our contestants get to have a nice little meeting with Old Sparky! Today, our contestant is... you, the reader!No, not really. I wish there was such a game-show, but who in their right mind would be a contestant on that show? Although, I know I'm being fairly hypocritical here. If th