Bellissimo In Ogni Modo [Beautiful In Every Way] Part 7

First slamming the bathroom door closed, she immediately turned and began walking down the hallway towards the living room. The house seemed dirty and cluttered, far worse than she remembered from before going to bed the previous evening. Shelby didn't slow or stop as she passed through the living room and dining area; instead walking … Continue reading Bellissimo In Ogni Modo [Beautiful In Every Way] Part 7

Beautiful In Every Way [Shelby Chapter] Part 5 of 15

Holding her hand over the phone's receiver, she spoke to herself in painful desperation. "Non posso farlo!" It was at that moment that a idea came to Shelby, a flicker of hope in the back of her mind. Yesterday she had discovered something fantastic, yet slightly terrifying. After placing her cellphone on speaker, she could … Continue reading Beautiful In Every Way [Shelby Chapter] Part 5 of 15

Beautiful In Every Way [Shelby Chapter] Part 4

First closing her eyes; Shelby steeled her mind as best she could, then stood up and looked at the vanity mirror, followed by the mirror on the opposite wall. She had lived with Gabriel for four years and until now hadn't noticed this one thing, something very unsettling. The mirror over the bathroom sink reflected … Continue reading Beautiful In Every Way [Shelby Chapter] Part 4

Bellissimo In Ogni Modo [Beautiful In Every Way] Shelby Part 3

Thirty minutes had gone by before Shelby's head stopped spinning and she ran out of tears, her breathing heavy from not being able to inhale through her nose. Wiping her tears with both palms, she looked at the tattoos on her left hand. Years ago three of her fingers had been beautifully detailed with three … Continue reading Bellissimo In Ogni Modo [Beautiful In Every Way] Shelby Part 3

Beautiful In Every Way [Bellissimo In Ogni Modo] Shelby Part 2

With thoughts of cruelty racing through her mind, Shelby could not keep herself from looking down at the new bathroom floor scale that Gabriel had recently purchased just for her. The last time she had placed her small shapely feet upon that soulless digital creation, She had gasped, then quickly leaped back to the tile … Continue reading Beautiful In Every Way [Bellissimo In Ogni Modo] Shelby Part 2

WWW [World of Writing of Women] Part 2

As I continue down the path of Novel Creation, I continue down the path of building relationships. Which relationships? The relationships between myself and the characters I've both created, and become somewhat emotionally attached to. I discovered my love of books at a young age. Somewhere around the sixth grade, a good friend of mine … Continue reading WWW [World of Writing of Women] Part 2