Category Archives: Writing

Belly up for some Alien Beer!

My science fiction / fantasy anthology of short stories, Alien Beer and Other Stories, is finally in ebook form, on the Kindle! You can buy it by itself, or… coming soon, when Amazon links the paperback and Kindle editions as … Continue reading

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Announcing Alien Beer and Other Stories

I am proud to present to you, my new short story anthology, Alien Beer and Other Stories! Many of these have appeared in other publications over the years, many others have been a part of the Iron Writer Challenge flash … Continue reading

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Remember

Guess what? My story “Remember” won the Iron Writer C196 2017 Summer Solstice Challenge! That means I’m advancing to the Tournament when it rolls around! Elements: Remember by Harry Nilsson (whatever you take from it), A scorched map, A white lace handkerchief, … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Laundries

Here’s another 500 word flash fiction story for you! It is currently competing in the 2017 Iron Writer Spring Equinox Tournament against 20 other stories. The top 5 of us will advance to the final round. Wish me luck! Elements: A … Continue reading

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Trans-Continental: Traveling by ‘babayaga’! #whiteboardwednesday

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Jimmy & Minnie, and my year-end update. – Whiteboard Wednesday #nanowrimo OMG #amwriting

So, first off, on Sunday evening, I “won” National Novel Writing Month for the 7th time! I swear to you, it gets more difficult each time, at least in part because it’s harder to turn off the internal editor. Another … Continue reading

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Psyching yourself out: How not to win #NaNoWriMo

I see so many people give up on their work in progress, especially during NaNoWriMo, because the going gets rough, or they lose faith in the story they’re telling before it’s done. Well, okay, I did exactly that last year. … Continue reading

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