Slice of Write

Stories & jibber-jabber by Janelle Parmer, Author of The Other Side of the Ledge

Words, phrases, punctuation, conversational flow, plot, storyline, bully my thoughts.  You don’t let me concentrate on tasks that actually pay my bills.  Always flooding my mind with new narratives, or a witty comeback for a character to say.  I can’t even get a full night’s rest anymore without waking up in the darkness and fumbling …

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As some of you may know, I started writing a book many years ago, but work, school, life, and my other hobbies got in the way of me finishing it.  During my COVID-19 furlough from work earlier this year, I went back to it and was able to turn this wonderful idea in my head …

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My mom is the most difficult person to buy for.  She never wants anything or needs anything, as she tells us, or gives us an iota of a clue of what she may like.  My mom’s hobbies include playing bunco, drinking white Russians, and yelling at tv commercials.  We have bought her countless bunco playing …

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“Calvin: It’s a magical world, Hobbes, ol’ buddy…Let’s go exploring!” – Bill Watterson I took a deep breath as I shut the dressing room door.  It takes the heart of a saint and the gusto of a warrior to thumb through the endless racks of clothes in hopes of finding that perfect fit, color, and …

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