Flash Friday: Samantha Reborn

25th December, 2009 - Comments Off on Flash Friday: Samantha Reborn

The crackling of the fire was getting on his nerves. It was so distracting, the loud pops pulling his attention from the hut where his wife lay, screaming at irregular intervals. He wanted to be in there with her, to hold her and protect her, but the two women at the door would let no man pass. Read More

Flash Friday: Battle Born

18th December, 2009 - Comments Off on Flash Friday: Battle Born

The baby was born amidst screaming and blood. A battle raged in the camp, a night attack from the hills. Men and women screamed, fought and died. Merina, hair a tangled mess, lay with the newborn Karena on her chest. Tired after their own ordeal, they both slept. Read More

Flash Friday: The Bard

11th December, 2009 - Comments Off on Flash Friday: The Bard

“Throw him out on his head!” The king cried. Julian figured that was a better pronouncement than being thrown out without his head, but he still turned and ran for the doors before anyone could change the verdict. His multicolored balls still littered the floor, tripping up a few of the rushing guards. Read More

Six Months Online

9th December, 2009 - Comments Off on Six Months Online

In a couple days, this blog will have been live for six months. So, what does everyone think? Do you like it? Do you hate it? Is it fun? Boring? What more could you ask for? What am I missing? Please, leave comments, send me messages, let me know what you think. 🙂 In just […] Read More

Flash Friday: Moon

4th December, 2009 - Comments Off on Flash Friday: Moon

She stares at its cold white face, full now, but hiding again soon enough. Forever changing and yet always the same. It never turns from her, even when it is dark. Inconstant and yet utterly reliable. It stares back at her, illuminating her face with its borrowed light. Unfeeling and distant it brings comfort in […] Read More

The Holiday Spirit

1st December, 2009 - Comments Off on The Holiday Spirit

Apparently the holidays means lot of magazines aren’t reading fiction. I don’t blame them, I wouldn’t want to wade through slush in December either. My folder of closed markets went up by four just today. That aside, there are some still eagerly awaiting new pieces, and I sent out five this afternoon. Since my last […] Read More