“A little boy who’s discovered the monster under the bed is actually real, and it’s screwing Mommy.”  ― Laurell K. Hamilton, The Killing Dance     Jack O’ Lantern Image Credit: Beth Teutschmann Advertisements


“Eye of newt, and toe of frog,  Wool of bat, and tongue of dog,  Adder’s fork, and blind-worm’s sting,  Lizard’s leg, and owlet’s wing,—  For a charm of powerful trouble,  Like a hell-broth boil and bubble.  Double, double toil and trouble;  Fire burn, and cauldron bubble.”  ― William Shakespeare              …


Normally, I post weekly quotes of inspiration regarding life, love, and writing. With Halloween upon us, I’m pulling a 180 spin by posting chilling quotes from scary movies and stories. Enjoy! “You’ll never see us coming.”  ― Dan Wells, I Am Not A Serial Killer   Photo by Beth Teutschmann on Unsplash

Words to Live By #22

Maybe that’s what we look for in the people we love, the spark of unhappiness we think we know how to extinguish. Tom Perrotta

Words to Live By #21

Either you deal with what is the reality, or you can be sure that the reality is going to deal with you. Alex Haley

Words to Live By #20

Life is like a prism. What you see depends on how you turn the glass. Jonathan Kellerman