Life and Death

I wrote this short story in my Creative Writing class. The objective was to first form groups of four people and brainstorm seven words, whether they were adjectives, nouns, or verbs. We were to use these words in our short story as well incorporate a pregnant woman and a broken down car.  The words we were supposed to use are in bold. At first, I thought this composition would become some odd dream I would write about. After some frustration, inspiration finally came knocking. I decided to create a tragic love story, despite my thoughts about this type of plot. In the end, I was quite pleased with my work.

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Rivendell: A Historic and Peaceful Getaway!

I enjoyed composing this travel guide in my Selected Authors: J.R.R Tolkien class where we read and discussed the works of J.R.R.Tolkien, the author of many magical writings including The Lord of the Rings series. For this particular assignment, we were to choose one of our professor’s suggestions for a brief writing assignment. I chose to write a travel review on Rivendell, a location mentioned in The Hobbit as well as The Lord of the Rings series.