Summer Evenings: A Poem

Sweet is my memory That I am not a morning person– Glorying in the dawn, the revelatory nutty scent of brewing coffee– No. I prefer dusk. Evenings, the onset of dew The fade of heat into something more gentle The smell of dry grass, ready to seed, giving way to rose petal, wet earth. For…

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Captivate Your Reader In Three Easy Steps: Guest Post by Peter Samet

I’d like to welcome to The Z-Axis one Peter Samet, newly-published author of ZERO ECHO SHADOW PRIME. Peter’s compelling debut proves how well he knows how to tell a good story – here, he shares his insight into the keys to crafting a narrative, and how writers can capitalize on our human nature as storytellers.  Why…

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Working Title: Porous, Chapter 1

This is the first chapter of the story that resulted from all the amazing feedback I got from the prompt I posted on Friday. I’d love for you to read it and tell me what you think.  Immolation Petrol. Chemical. The sweet scent of gasoline that burns the back of your throat. Slick on my…

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