I lay my forehead atop the cool wood of my desk. The clock sitting on the corner ticks away the wasting seconds. With an exasperated sigh, I roll my head from side to side, hoping—by some miracle—it'll smooth out the creases of my jumbled thoughts. It’s been almost a month since I took the café … Continue reading Steep
It’s an average day, in a small, average city, in an incredibly average—uneventful—life. The sun beats its heated rays atop my head, making me sweat. I regret not grabbing my sunglasses this morning. I already feel a headache gnawing at my temples from my pupils straining against the light. I use my hand to shield … Continue reading An Introduction
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Thanks for joining me at The Character Cafe! Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton Well hello there, weary internet traveler! Thank you for stopping by! My name is Jacki Leigh, and I'm what you might call a "Winging-it" writer.