Melissa Field


I'm from California and have lived many different places. I drink a lot of coffee and tea. I am working on building my website.

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The Water Drop
Price: Free! Words: 1,010. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
A sweet and simple story that relates the joys and experiences of life to that of a drop of water.
Two Cowboys
Price: Free! Words: 500. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Writing prompt from Writer's Digest: There’s a knock on your door. When you open it, you find a cowboy—complete with the hat, boots, spurs, six-shooter, the accent, everything—standing on your front step. He claims he has no idea who he is or what he’s doing there. Write this scene, as you try to sort out his (and your) confusion. 500 words or less.
What's Cookin'?
Price: Free! Words: 810. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.00 from 1 review)
This came from a short writing prompt. The idea was to write a scene showing a man and a woman arguing over the man’s friendship with a former girlfriend. The girlfriend and the argument itself were not allowed to be mentioned.
An Homage to Writers
Price: Free! Words: 610. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
This is something I wrote for a contest which I was way too late to enter. But I like the piece and I wanted to share it with other writers. I wrote it before starting a new story. The white snow is a metaphor for the blank page. Once the heroine reaches the cabin of course her journey isn't over, just as when we finish our stories it's not really the end. But it's a sweet moment, a reason to cele
Price: Free! Words: 17,570. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This is two pieces of fiction and two pieces of non-fiction. They are set on two different continents. The first is Antarctica and the second is Holland. I worked in Antarctica for six months as a dishwasher. Later on I lived in Holland for a year and a half. The corresponding fiction pieces are excerpts that they inspired in my book The Good Luck Knot.
Chapters 1-4, The Good Luck Knot
Price: Free! Words: 20,810. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
This a story that explores mature themes such as depression, cutting and sex. However, I don’t believe this story is only for adults, and in fact I believe that the issues it covers are important to many teenagers who secretly battle with self-hate and self-harm. I hope by sharing these sample chapters some people find some solace and a knowing that they’re not alone in what they’re going through.
Cloud Meditation
Price: Free! Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Meditation
(5.00 from 1 review)
Here is a little help for handling heavy feelings. This short passage will help you to meditate on the clouds and see what they have to teach us about letting go.
Twilight Meditation
 (A bit of comforting reflection during times of change)
Price: Free! Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a short piece that will hopefully provide you comfort as you go through change. We all know change is inevitable, and sometimes we reach for it with all our might, and sometimes it is slammed upon us. No matter how you found yourself transitioning from the old to the new, I wrote this to try and give you some hope and encouragement, and to know we're all in this together.
Snow Meditation
Price: Free! Words: 2,670. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Daily affirmations
A short and uplifting reflection on snow and winter. Great to read when you feel stuck in a rut or unsure of your path. If you enjoy please share with others!
Moon Meditation
Price: Free! Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Meditation
A short reflection on the moon and how it can inspire us in our lives. This short passage can be used for meditation, affirmations, or a brief moment of reflection. It is intended to help you raise your self-esteem, relax, and enjoy who you are to your fullest ability.
The No-Name Fruit
Price: Free! Words: 430. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
A short story that is like a meditation
The Good Luck Knot
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,550. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
The Good Luck Knot is at once a simple story of a girl searching for herself and hope. At the same time, it's a complex look at the Universe, God, life, death, relationships and how it's all connected.

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