It's time for a new short story from yours truly! This one was inspired by The First Line Literary Journal's prompt "Mrs. Morris was too busy to die." How could I resist a line like that, right? The first draft for this one started off a bit slow. I had the Mrs. Morris character nailed … Continue reading Mrs. Morris Meets Death: August’s Featured Story
Howdy Bloglandia, It's another round of writing numbers. Since I'm deep into revising mode, my numbers aren't quite as beefy as June's, but here's the tally.... So what do the numbers represent? Blog/Newsletter: Um, pretty self-explanatory. My newsletter subscribers got treated to a new feature this month which added a couple hundred words, while we also … Continue reading My Writing Numbers for July
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
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
I'm hitting the road north to Alaska today, so it's just a quickie post to let you know June's Featured Story is now available! Testing the Waters is now for sale exclusively in my Payhip store for only 89c.