fiction

A Campground Tale

A childhood terror, you ask?  Well. I don’t know about terror. But I have this memory that doesn’t quite line up with… reality?  I was probably seven or eight at the time. I was with my family on vacation at… Read More »A Campground Tale

Book on Sale

Hey. Life has been kicking me in the shins lately and I’m a little blah in the brain right now. So instead of a normal Tuesday post, I wanted to pop in here and let you know that my first… Read More »Book on Sale

More Editing Tips

We’re on to the next set of editing tips.  I would be lost without ProWritingAid.  This editing software helps fine-tune a document of any kind. It also helps you become a better writer. Since I’ve started using this software, my… Read More »More Editing Tips

Horror Prompt 3

Marien Reed brushed her hair off her forehead and smeared flour on her nose before returning her focus to kneading the dough on the countertop. Her seven-year-old son, Stuart, dashed past her and bumped her leg. “Slow down!”  “Sorry mom!”… Read More »Horror Prompt 3

Shadow People

So, I’ve been thinking about creepy things, as usual. And I stumbled across this lovely woman on TikTok who talks about folklore and mythological beasties. And she really makes ya think. A recent video she posted talked about the shadow… Read More »Shadow People

Q1 Rollup

I created a learning plan for this year and broke each quarter down by topic. The first quarter, I focused on the basics. Plotting, outlining techniques, and character development. Going back to the basics was really fun. I worried there… Read More »Q1 Rollup