Core Satiated
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Joined 09-08-07, id: 581611, Profile Updated: 10-04-08
Author has written 19 stories for Love, Family, Fantasy, Action, Romance, Humor, and Horror.

AUTHOR'S NOTE, 10/4/08: The Misdial is DONE! I am onto Love, Unconditional. I would love to get some feedback as this story progresses, as this will be a different kind of romance...much darker. Thank you again for all of the support!

About me:

I am a die-hard football fan (go PATS!!) and avid rock and country music lover. I am in my 30's, and I am a professional Chef. I'm also in a rock band. We're not that great yet, but it's fun as hell!!

What business do I have here?

Part of being a chef is to tap into creativity to create a gastronomic masterpiece, and I've gotten good at it over the years...but I have always felt that something in my creativity was missing. I am a huge fan of reading, from horror to fantasy, to (of course) cooking mags. I have tried "scratching that creative itch on my brain" from creating some short stories that never got finished, to writing poems (lyrics) that my professional musician/genius friend of mine and I poured foundations to songs on and never finished (sorry Mo). Maybe I will post some of that stuff here.

I can't say what to expect from this. My writing is going to be all over the place. There is so much that influences me that you will not be able to put me into a "genre". I just hope that I don't embarrass myself here with all of the talent that I have seen so far.

So why "Core Satiated"? While the right side of my brain is telling me that I'm already the luckiest guy on the planet, the left side is telling me that I have something to say and that I am not full. Does that make me bi-polar?

I am happily married for over 15 years and still ridiculously in love, and I have 3 beautiful daughters who are talented and creative beyond belief. Two of them are responsible for my even being on this site now. You better believe that I am one of their biggest fans.

Let's see where this goes, huh?

Do I have what it takes to publish? I hope to someday, but you tell me.

Please view and review often and honestly - I will be.

LOVE is the virtue of the HEART
SINCERITY the virtue of the MIND
COURAGE the virtue of the SPIRIT
DECISION the virtue of the WILL

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An Empty Palette by i am not what i have reviews
I can buy you paint, but you still can't paint.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 73 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 5/7/2010 - Complete
The Perfect Guy by unfortunately freckled reviews
One could say that Tara Jamieson falls in love often. In fact, she falls in love all the time. But what does she do when she realises she's in love with her best friend?
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 10,063 - Reviews: 62 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 38 - Updated: 5/9/2008 - Published: 10/26/2007
this wasn't how i was supposed to meet his parents by drugged-on-chocolate reviews
a conversation in a bathroom leads to enlightenment
Fiction: Romance - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,065 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Published: 12/26/2007 - Complete
A different kind of love by unfortunately freckled reviews
I don't want sex. I just want a kiss.
Fiction: Young Adult - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,578 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 7 - Published: 11/10/2007 - Complete
The Emerged by ByFyreLyte reviews
Meet Erik Vachtden: One of the Emerged, a human imbued with powers that should not belong to a human. Now meet King: A human with the same powers that should not be allowed to walk this earth at all...
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,670 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 4 - Published: 10/11/2007
The Windowless Room by i am not what i have reviews
the turning point. all my previous poems before this were simple and really had no creativity. this poem was written during a period of emotions gone crazy. summer love left me to sulk for weeks. this was the only thing i gained from that relationship R&R
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry/Horror - Chapters: 1 - Words: 234 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 10/5/2007 - Complete
Is It? by crossmyheartnotmymind reviews
Now you know how i feel..i think
Fiction: General - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 244 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Published: 9/29/2007 - Complete
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Lake Libre
How would you act if you could do anything you want without guilt? Four college students, while hiking in the White Mountains, stumble upon the most intriguing phenomenon to date. How will they handle this "Miracle Water"?
Fiction: Horror - Rated: T - English - Horror/Drama - Chapters: 2 - Words: 3,422 - Published: 12/5/2009
The Misdial reviews
FINALLY COMPLETE! Is it possible to fall in love with someone by knowing only their voice? This is a story of two people in different worlds coming together because of a wrong number. Don't be alarmed...Chapters are very short!
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 40 - Words: 54,258 - Reviews: 69 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 40 - Updated: 9/29/2008 - Published: 1/20/2008
Best Served Cold
Based on last night's dream...REVENGE... "He who has felt the deepest grief is best able to experience supreme happiness. We must have felt what it is to die, that we may appreciate the enjoyments of life.” Alexander Dumas
Fiction: Action - Rated: T - English - Drama/Suspense - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,214 - Published: 9/20/2008
Love, Unconditional reviews
I don't want to give it away, but sometimes to understand love, we need to close our eyes. Close off the expected vision. Human nature has a way of keeping things normal. View from someone else's perspective. Please R& all make me a better writer.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,803 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 8/30/2008
TWO SPOONS reviews
The perfect couple has to work at it. The last time we disagreed, I found my salvation sitting next to a box of Friendly's Fudge Swirl.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 477 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 3/5/2008 - Complete
Bitter No More the loss of my baby's innocence reviews
This has to be one of the toughest situations to deal with emotionally as a caring father. I like to think that I'm a good dad. I guess we'll find out.
Poetry: Family - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 559 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 12/19/2007 - Complete
Blessings Counted reviews
ONE SHOT, Christmas is tough on lots of people, but read what happens to Bill. Get an honest look at rock bottom along with a Christmas miracle. This could very well be my best work. please R&R
Fiction: Humor - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,390 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 12/9/2007 - Complete
Love Song reviews
Every serious relationship has a song. I am with my soulmate, and finally we're songless no more.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 446 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 11/30/2007 - Complete
Diver Down reviews
How would you react if RIGHT NOW you were called on to use your strongest talent to help save the country? That very thing happens to Doug, and he's not sure how to handle it. My first suspensethriller one shot. Let me know what you think!
Fiction: Action - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Suspense - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,033 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 11/18/2007 - Complete
Faithful Mayhem reviews
One Crazy no other. You'll see what I mean...
Poetry: Family - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 393 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 11/14/2007 - Complete
The Q'uinlan Chronicles reviews
Alex finds himself in a tight spot and not sure what is happening, but he is quick to get his bearings and fight back. Is it worth it? The journey begins right here in my first attempt at a chapter work.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Fantasy - Chapters: 4 - Words: 7,354 - Reviews: 1 - Updated: 11/12/2007 - Published: 10/29/2007
Sneaking Suspicion reviews
She thinks he's cheating. No, she pretty much KNOWS at this point. My first shot at romance.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,986 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 17 - Published: 11/10/2007 - Complete
Live Through You reviews
dedicated to my three caterpillars...soon to be butterflies
Poetry: Family - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 315 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Published: 10/14/2007 - Complete
Forgotten Innocence of a Lonely Child reviews
Reflecting back to childhood. Ahhh, the wonderful memories...wait a minute...
Poetry: Family - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 314 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 10/14/2007 - Complete
A DoubleEdged Sword, Of Sorts reviews
Have you ever thought about what it feels like to get stabbed? This is my creepy fantasy of what I think it may be like.
Fiction: Action - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,216 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 1 - Published: 9/29/2007 - Complete
The Paladin Resurrection reviews
This is my first fantasytype story. This could actually be Chapter 1 and I could build on it from there. It's long, but it's a great read. I wanted to get deeper into characters, but I saved that for future chapters?
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: K+ - English - Fantasy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,080 - Reviews: 1 - Follows: 1 - Published: 9/16/2007 - Complete
Clean as You Go reviews
First step in the careful explicit language
Poetry: Family - Rated: M - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 851 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 9/16/2007
My Hero reviews
Read and you'll see what I mean...
Poetry: Family - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 284 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Published: 9/11/2007
Anniversary thoughts reviews
Here's thinking of you, kid!
Poetry: Love - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 560 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 1 - Published: 9/11/2007