I sold a short story to an anthology. My very first sale! And no, my mom didn’t buy it.:-) It’s a vampire story for a vampire anthology. I feel like dancing in the street. I feel like celebrating! Woohoo! There's a monetary contract and grownup stuff and everything. (Okay, it won’t make me rich and … Continue reading I Sold a Story, Woohoo!
I don’t know what I was expecting. Superheroes maybe, but what I got was something entirely different. I finally read a graphic novel, and I LOVED it! History of Her Future, by Ron Falzone and illustrated by Julian Grant, is a dark, heart-rending graphic novel and a fictionalized account of Lizzie Borden’s life after acquittal. … Continue reading History of Her Future, a graphic novel review
I came upon this tag through the super cool author, blogger, and all around good guy, Rami Ungar. Thanks, Rami! Credit goes to The Long Voyage for the original version of this tag. Confession: I didn’t know what the Never Have I Ever drinking game was. I had to Google it. (Eye roll. I live … Continue reading Never Have I Ever, Writer Edition
1. How good are you at writing blurbs? How much zing can you deliver with a hundred-word hook? The Query Letter is sponsoring a blurb contest, free to enter, and with a 500 dollar prize. I’m definitely entering. I need the practice because I’m polishing my Witch of the Manor House pitch for Pitmad on … Continue reading 3 Non Sequiturs
Smell, my 5th sense. It bleeds into other senses, awakening them and massaging my brain. On my walk this morning. A freshly hayed field. I swear, the aroma is an aphrodisiac. Some enterprising person should bottle it. The stink of a hot, happy dog playing in the summer grass. (Those who have dogs in their … Continue reading My 5th Sense
This past quarter was such a fabulicious three months for reading! (Mostly horror, but other stuff, too.) Can you believe I have X, Y, and Z authors? I’m aiming to keep each review whittled down to one sentence. Here we go… I’m Tired of Being Ordinary, Are You? by Wm. Allen. Allen’s blog is about … Continue reading One Sentence Reviews: My 2nd Quarter 2020 Reads