Well hullo there! It’s been a long time since I used this space for anything besides standard story publication announcements. Did you wonder what happened to me? No, of course not, if you follow me on Twitter you know I’ve been busy trying to get a baby to sleep, poop, eat and all that other… Continue reading #12for12stories
Only three days into the month and February already rocks. I have a lot of writing related news to share today, so I thought I’d post it all together to avoid spamming people with multiple short posts. So here we go! Win #1– “Be Not Unequally Yoked”–published in Shimmer #23 in January–is now free to… Continue reading February: Full of Win
2014 is slowly drawing to a close, so it’s about time I did my annual “year in review” blog post! The end/start of the year is a great time to reevaluate my progress, my goals, to remember how far I’ve come and how far I have yet to go. So enough chatter, here we go!… Continue reading 2014 Year in Review
In the midst of the madness that is Story-a-Day May, I’m excited to be hosting a guest post today from author and editor, Richard Flores IV. I know Richard mostly through his speculative fiction magazine, Plasma Frequeny, for which I am a first (submissions) reader. Before we launch into Richard’s helpful information about writing combat,… Continue reading Guest Post: Writing Combat by Richard Flores IV
Once again, I’ve been tagged in a writing related blog hop — this time by the lovely author, editor, and publisher of Niteblade, Rhonda Parrish. Rhonda recently participated in this blog herself and you should definitely go check out her post should you get the time. You can find it here. Rhonda Parrish is driven… Continue reading Blog Hop 2.0!
Use Grammarly’s plagiarism checker because your calling is to birth new worlds and characters, not to transcribe existing ones! _____________________________ As most of you know, I’m a short story writer. It’s my passion. I love sitting down and writing a complete story all in one go. I love the high that follows the finishing of… Continue reading The Scene-a-Day Novel Writing Approach
It’s that time of year again. I’m starting to see “year-in-review” blog posts popping up all over writer blogs everywhere. I really enjoy the process of reviewing the year’s progress, the failures, the triumphs. I like looking at the numbers, too. I usually find them encouraging — even if the rejection pile stacks far, far… Continue reading 2013 Year in Review