Blog Hop: Abigail Abernathy and My Serial Writing Process

4 Jun

This week, I’ve been tagged in another blog hop. This time, I was tagged by author Frances Pauli, who you may remember me tagging in the last blog hop. Frances is the author of several novels and many short stories. Recently, she has been publishing the web serial The Earth Tigers, a fantasy series about […]

Blog Chain: Mini Interviews

9 Apr

The philosopher Jerry Seinfeld once said, “Whatever you do, don’t break the chain.” Today, I am the next link in a chain of great authors providing micro interviews, as well as recommendations for other authors you might enjoy. First, I’ll tell you about the author who pulled me into this tangled chain of vocabularian (I […]

Flash Fiction: The Mouth Of Destiny

6 Feb

At last week’s meeting of the local writers’ guild, we decided to play a game. Each of us drew an off the wall writing prompt out of a mug and had thirty minutes to write a short story based on that prompt. The prompts were so bizarre, none of us thought we would manage to […]

Flash Fiction: Tuesdays On The Lift

30 Jan

This week’s flash fiction piece was inspired by a random word generator. I asked it to give me three nouns, and I decided to write my story based on whatever words came up. It was a bit of a struggle because the words didn’t really lend themselves to my usual style, but it was an […]

Book Review: Happy Hour In Hell by Tad Williams

22 Jan

In The Dirty Streets of Heaven, Tad Williams introduced us to Bobby Dollar, a lowly workaday angel serving as an Advocate, something of a lawyer for just-deceased souls whose job was to show why they deserved to enter Heaven. It was a great concept that gave us an interesting, if not always likable, character, as […]