The Ghost of Arlen Hall: A Haunted Tale for Halloween

Hello Bloglandia! I finally get to share this story with you!!! Imagine Downtown Abbey meets Poltergeist and you'll have an idea of what you're in for. Seriously, this bit of fiction is so spooky I scared myself when I was crafting it. I wrote the tale last winter, but figured it would be perfect for the creepy … Continue reading The Ghost of Arlen Hall: A Haunted Tale for Halloween

My Writing Month: September

September showed up and left so quickly, I barely had time to tally up my writing numbers. Anyway, I managed to dust off the old word-count calculator and slapped the results on a graphic with a little rundown of what the numbers represent below.... New Fiction: All those words were added onto the first and second … Continue reading My Writing Month: September

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A Little Taste of My Latest Writing Project

Hello Bloglandia! It seems like it's been ages since I've done a writing update...that's because I've been too busy writing. Is that a conundrum or a paradox? Either way, it's time to catch you up. The Osteria Chronicles Books 5 & 6 - Getting Closer to Completion!! Way back toward the middle of August, I … Continue reading A Little Taste of My Latest Writing Project

Throwing Down the Reading Gauntlet

Reading. It should be a means of escape. A way to unwind after a long day of reality. A way to curl up with a tasty beverage and relax. It's not! It's a means to win things and to beat out the competition!!! Well, in the summer anyway. Summer Reading Programs - Bring it On!! … Continue reading Throwing Down the Reading Gauntlet

The Funniest Thing I Never Wrote

As some of you know, one of my goals this year is to write one short story per month. Part of this is to stretch my writing muscles, part of it is to have some "play" time away from novel writing, and another part of it is to have something I could use to stock … Continue reading The Funniest Thing I Never Wrote