It’s No Joke at The Drive-Thru Window

Oh no! We've passed the middle of July and I haven't supplied you with your fix of short fiction for the month. I wrote this one back in the spring with a little help from the prompt producing folks over at The First Line Literary Journal. Unfortunately, the story didn't get accepted, but as the … Continue reading It’s No Joke at The Drive-Thru Window

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

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My Writing Numbers for June

My writing word counts for June aren't quite as impressive as they were for May, but still not too shabby considering I spent five days gaping at the vast wonders of Alaska (more on that soon...with Finn McSpool, of course). So what do the numbers represent? Blog/Newsletter: This should be obvious, although I do get … Continue reading My Writing Numbers for June

Reading All Day: Not As Fun As It Sounds

Ugh. Can I just say ugh? I've been having to read all day long for the past three days. What!? Why aren't you giving me sympathetic pats on the back and saying, "There, there, it'll be okay. You'll get through this." ??? Maybe I should explain to those of you out there who would love … Continue reading Reading All Day: Not As Fun As It Sounds