Poetry

Set Apart

Forgiven I am just a girl, I'm no one special I'm nothing perfect, or refined, But make mistakes and change my mind. * I'm not perfect, I am just me. I'm only this girl who wants to be kind And sometimes you might mistake me, I find. * I want to be gentle, I want… Continue reading Set Apart

Book Related, I think it's neat, Poetry

My Very Own Seafaring Ballad!

I wrote this part in Captive Hope which called for a pirate sing-along. No really. These pirates enjoy singing. They are masters of the sea shanty, but a ballad will sneak into the repertoire every now and again. So, I left that part of the story empty while deliberating the song I must choose. I thought… Continue reading My Very Own Seafaring Ballad!

Personal Life Tidbits, Questions People Ask

Q&A #6: Pampered Self?

Two ladies I love dearly asked very similar questions of me.  I will gladly try to answer them, because maybe one of you has a better idea...OR, you might like it how I do it so much you'll want to try it, too!  Either way, let's share our secrets here on the world-wide-web. 🙂 Cyndi… Continue reading Q&A #6: Pampered Self?

Poetry

Second-Sight

The future we see through broken and twisted spectacles There is not sure sight to know the path We trip along, hoping to grasp a rail When in fact, none is to be had Not with our hands, at least Only our hearts can lead For our hearts see what  Eyes cannot see Feel what… Continue reading Second-Sight

Book Related, My Writing Journey

Why Did I Choose Fantasy?

I talk to people in person about my writing almost every week now. EVERY time someone asks me about my book it usually goes something like this: Person: "Rachael, I saw on Facebook [I heard] you are writing a book. What's it about?" Me: (Starts to sweat. Thinks, how do I explain this in simple and… Continue reading Why Did I Choose Fantasy?