Writing Exercise – Card 10. The Star

Story continues… Card 10. The Star “Ethan, what are you doing here”, asked Carrie is a startled voice. Ethan tried to speak but the words wouldn’t come out. Carrie quickly surmised what he must have thought… “My goodness, where’s my manners…Ethan, this is my brother Chris. Chris, this is Ethan the guy I told you […]

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Writing Exercise – Card 9. The Tower

Story continues… Card 9. The Tower Being he was already there, he decided to go through with it and surprise Carrie. As the elevator rose up to her floor, Ethan began to get butterflies in his stomach. They now flew up to his throat as he walked down the hall towards her apartment. He knocked on her […]

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Writing Exercise – Card 7. Two of Swords

Story continues… Card 7. Two of Swords The meeting went well, so well in fact they landed the project. This project, if done right, could catapult their business. However, if one thing goes wrong, it could sink them. But, once again Ethan couldn’t stop thinking about Carrie. He knew the next couple of months were […]

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Writing Exercise – Card 6. Two of Wands

Story continues… Card 6. Two of Wands The next morning, Ethan was back to work but, he couldn’t help thinking about Carrie and his trip. However, he had to prepare for his upcoming meeting with his partner. He had some ideas to help further their success and grow the business but, they could be risky. […]

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Writing Exercise Card 5. The Hermit

Story continues… Card 5. The Hermit It turned out Carrie was also from the East coast, a New Yorker, living only a few hours away from Ethan’s home in Connecticut. They exchanged information and said they’re good-byes until next time. After Ethan got home, he was feeling alone and was missing Carrie. He wasn’t the […]

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Day of a Migraine

Day of a Migraine The dark is my friend When the monster’s let in And the light is my enemy of fright The grip of the pain As the pounding sustains Tightens my head like a vice It won’t loosen its hold As I welcome the cold All I want is a big, bag of […]

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Writing Exercise: Card 4. Queen of Wands

Story continues… Card 4. Queen of Wands Over the next couple of days, Ethan became quite friendly with Carrie, the tourist who now called him Buddha. He was mesmerized by her enthusiasm, passion, and independence. He admired her for having the confidence to come on this trip alone. Her energy and optimism was contagious. Throughout […]

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