G. Edward Smith

April 24, 2019


In her dream she screamed. Letting loose a primal sound only they could hear.
April 23, 2019

Once Again (Lyretry)

Somber in waiting A soul worn and waning Today another chance To crawl back from the thinning branch
April 23, 2019

The Stages All Writers Go Through–Which Stage Are You In?

I’ve heard many people describe their progression as a writer, and I’ve been surprised not by how different these stories are, but how similar. That doesn’t mean everyone goes through these specific steps or does it in exactly this order, just that these growth experiences are shared by a lot of people.
April 23, 2019


April 23, 2019

How To Write Mentally Ill Characters

The megalomaniacal CEO. The sociopathic killer. The suicidal teen. The anxious woman self-medicating with booze and pills while caring for her demented mother. As writers, we invite these characters into our stories because they are true-to-life and because their psychological problems invite curiosity and compassion.
April 23, 2019

She Is

April 22, 2019
Stop Writing These Stories

Clichés To Avoid In Your Writing–At ALL Cost.

We, as writers, are trained to kill clichéd phrases in sentences. But that's not the only place they can hide—they can infect the spaces between the words, too.
April 22, 2019
We are Everywhere

We Are Everywhere

“You’ve been detected,” one of the watchers said dryly.
April 22, 2019

Getting Feedback

  Who do you go to when you need feedback on the story you are currently working on?     My Answer: ( Answer the prompt […]