How is the mid-way point of my novel going? Bang head on desk. Repeat. That’s how things are going. I have a novel that has completely taken over. It has a life all of its own and doesn’t want to die. The ending is still ten chapters away and thanks to my committed outline each... Continue Reading →
I'm #writing my first #novel and it's been slow going this winter. #writersblock has not been easy but I'm on the road to becoming an #author. Check out my progress and thoughts.
My goal this year was to submit at least one short story per month to open submission calls or contests. In January I submitted two, so I’m ahead of schedule. The first was for The Short Story Project, which was looking for fiction of any genre, word count limited to 2,500, and the rewards include... Continue Reading →
Insert moonwalk, fist pumping the air, and smiling so wide my face is breaking! I wrote two stories for the Maryland Writers Association, I even mentioned it in a post here on my blog. Recently I found out that both of my stories are going to be published in their anthology. What was the real... Continue Reading →
Small hands powdered with dirt, cupped the baby bird. The half-naked animal’s bones rolled around, unable to brace itself in her shifting grip. Her sisters became anxious with each wobble. “Poppy! Don’t squeeze it, you’ll hurt him!” Stella cried, imagining that Poppy’s fingers were squeezing the new treasure, and she wanted a turn; a chance to... Continue Reading →