Jeff Manning

Tag: writer

  • A Cats Perspective

    A Cats Perspective

    It’s morning time and once again I must howl and yellTill my human gets out of bed, it’s my daily spellBut all I get is a pat on the head, my needs forgottenDon’t you know it’s been nearly 8 hours, my tummy’s rotten? I weave and bob between his feet, but he does not seeAnd…

  • A Rugged Man

    A Rugged Man

    Oh you know me, I’m a man of naturein plaid shirts and boots, I’m in my element for sureI can light a fire, pitch a tent in no timeAnd navigate the wilderness with ease and shine I’m a rugged man, with a heart full of gritI fear no animal, no matter how big or fitUntil…

  • The Southern Winds

    The Southern Winds

    The winds that come from the south they’re often warmThey often howl with a mighty rawr that fill the room But can come on without so much as to warnThough silent or loud, they can equally lead to doom The cause of the winds is naught discoverable Though studied at length, and studied again we…

  • The Power of Short Stories

    The Power of Short Stories

    Like many aspiring authors, when I think of writing, I usually think about writing a novel and while this is certainly one type of written work, it’s certainly not the only one. One of the most underappreciated forms of writing is the short story.

  • Write What Compels You

    Write What Compels You

    Once upon a time, there was an aspiring author that had a great idea for a novel. They wrote a storyboard, started working on character sketches, and slowly, the story started taking shape. Then one day, they told one of their friends they were in the early stages of writing a book. Their friend was…