Thursday, May 23, 2013

"Whispers, shouts, and songs"

Photo: Mark your calendars! The 2013 poetry anthology for Durham Editing and E-books is coming out June 1, 2013!
Click on the picture for more information on this wonderful collection with poems from 12 different indie authors!

Wednesday, May 22, 2013


A shadorma poem and video by Wayne L Murphy...

Click on the picture to watch the video on Youtube.

Monday, May 13, 2013

Cerridwen Moon

An excerpt from my book 'Cerridwen Moon'...

A new relationship is like a flower in the spring.  It starts off small, but when it blooms it is a wondrous gift.  It is magical.  Its beauty shines and calls out to all that gaze upon it.  There are many moments in life when we feel a tug on our heart strings.  It could be a simple pleasure such as seeing a deer grazing in a field or the sight and sound of the ocean as it gently washes ashore.  Or it could be a momentous occasion that we will never forget, a baby being born, our child graduating from college, or the day we meet and fall in love with the person we want to spend the rest of our lives with.
Normally, I am a pretty positive person.  I have a good outlook on life and I can make anyone laugh, I have a great sense of humor.  I am the kind of guy people like to hang out with.  I am a good friend and I try to live a good life.  I always try to treat people the way I would like to be treated.
Over the last few years I really had to learn to live without a lot of things that I was used to having.  When I first started the business I left a good paying job, with a company car and an expense account.  Now, I was all on my own.  All the decisions to make were mine, all of the  successes were mine to revel in, and all the failures that came with it were mine to wallow in.  Unfortunately for me my dreams of having a booming business with a lot of customers, and so much money coming in that it would be pouring out of my ears, never came to fruition.
I acquired the motel through an auction foreclosure in October 2004.  The first few months were brutal...