Find Inspiration in a Writing Group

Originally posted on Books & Bytes:
One of the best things any writer could do for themselves is joining a writing group. Not only will this help you interact with other writers, but it will help improve your writing skills and allow you to grow as an author. before you can join a writing group, you have to find one. Check in with your library, church, local community college or look in Meetup. If none of these places have information on writing groups, think about starting your own. Before you start a group, you’ll need to find a place to…

Moonlight Watch

He sets his knife down on a rock where I can see it. I focus on the blade; a Special Ops M9 Bayonet similar to my own—strapped to my left ankle. Our eyes connect under the full moon of the Syrian desert. It’s a stalemate between his cold stare and my apprehension. “David…we have to complete the mission.” He steps back from the seven-inch blade. “If you don’t pick up the knife I will.” “And if I don’t? Then, what? You’ll kill me out here in the desert,” I instigated. I just need a few more minutes. The radio was…