Warm Like Melting Ice Day 5

Warm Like Melting Ice Day 5

NaNoWriMo Word Count: 1,274 “Can you believe it,” Mariam asked without pausing, bobbing the Tazo tea bag in her mug of hot water. “A drug company at a health fair. A health fair!” Dagen sipped from his hot mug of the darkest roast French Meadow Bakery had to offer....
Warm Like Melting Ice Day 4

Warm Like Melting Ice Day 4

NaNoWriMo Word Count: 1,626“Suicide is not the answer,” Lucie said out loud, opening the door to the community center. Within 20 minutes, most of the youth of Clyde River would be coming through these open doors to the warehouse-structure that was sometimes community...
Warm Like Melting Ice Day 3

Warm Like Melting Ice Day 3

NaNoWriMo Word Count: 1,754 “That’s insanity, Dagen,” the man with the bushy white beard and matching eyebrows yelled from across his desk that looked like it came from a Goodwill bargain sale. Ax Mathiason leaned forward, elbows on scattered papers, looking more like...
Warm Like Melting Ice Day 2

Warm Like Melting Ice Day 2

NaNoWriMo Word Count: 1,707 Lyndale Avenue was clogged with snow banks on both sides of the street. The hard-packed crust of ice covering the pavement was grimy and slick, treacherous even wearing snowboots. What Dagen needed were his Yaktracks packed in one of three...
Warm Like Melting Ice Day 1

Warm Like Melting Ice Day 1

NaNoWriMo Word Count: 1,734 “Cracks” Teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom. (Psalm 90:12) Slogging across slush was not normal. The ten white huskies with black-lined eye-lids spread out in their fan hitch tugging harder at the...