It wasn’t supposed to be like this. Perpetually overlooked, constantly stepped on, and always longing for someone to notice her. It had been too long. It feels like a lifetime of being hidden. She wouldn’t be ignored anymore. Tonight, will be the night that he finally sees her. She’d been watching him for a long… Continue reading The Doorknob: A Short Story
He walked by the table and dropped a napkin. Trailing his friend, who was loudly talking on his cell phone the entire thing seemed staged. The first man meant to distract us while the second man, walking close to me, too close, drops a napkin next to me. Something he wanted only me to see.… Continue reading Get Out Now
Occasionally, the movie is better than the book. In this blog, Deanna Delaney discusses The Firm.
In this book recommendation, Alison Weir's fiction and non-fiction books about Eleanor of Aquitaine are discussed.
What was the first book that you recall thinking, “I love this. If this is reading, sign me up.”? Mostly, I did not enjoy reading growing up. Occasionally I would find a book that grabbed my attention but most of my reading came from school and I hated just about every single book my teachers… Continue reading First Book Love
As they sat in the relative safety of shaded alley, he focused on her body. Sitting still with her eyes closed, she was highlighted by a diffused low light coming from a weak lantern near the back entrance to a restaurant. Her muscular frame rippled under her sweat soaked shirt sticking to her body. The… Continue reading Mapped with Scars
Trying to dust off my writing brain and get out of the non-writing funk I have found myself, I decided to write this prompt. "Write the days of the week as people." Sunday thinks he is an 18th century gentleman who doesn’t or shouldn’t work. He wants to spend his days playing golf or tennis… Continue reading Days as People Writing Prompt
This is the first installment of my book recommendations. Part book report (because I actually love them) and part book review, I want to share my thoughts on what I read and show love women's ficition. Real women's ficition. Not the pornographic/semi-pornographic trash I find listed as women's fiction. I love stories about women. Sure,… Continue reading Deanna Delaney’s Book Recommendations
I finally published my first short story, The New Girl! The New Girl is the story of Aimee, a city girl whose parents move her to a tiny town in the middle of nowhere. She realizes quickly that she stands out in her new hometown even though she doesn't want to. However, after she marries… Continue reading The New Girl