Flash Friday: China Doll

3rd December, 2010 - Comments Off on Flash Friday: China Doll

The china doll lay on the sidewalk, a crack running from the right eye to the left corner of its jaw. The flickering fire danced shadow and light across its eyes. The once-white dress now covered in soot and blood – red and black, a funereal cloak. The sirens blared around the corner. Men jumped […] Read More

Long Time Gone

21st August, 2010 - Comments Off on Long Time Gone

I have not been active on the blog for some months. Life is complicated and my focus has turned in other directions. Click Here for more details on that. In the writing world, I’ve had a few more rejections and made a submission today. The Old Ones was rejected by The Pedestal Magazine on April […] Read More

A Dozen Stories

4th October, 2009 - Comments Off on A Dozen Stories

Back in June, I said I wanted to have ten stories in rotation by the end of August. It took me longer than I estimated, but now, on the 4th of October, I have twelve stories out to market. I am incredibly excited by this and hope to keep this number growing.  Though I would […] Read More

Blogs, Writing and Books

31st August, 2009 - Comments Off on Blogs, Writing and Books

So I’m on my third book about creating a successful blog now. I’ve got lots of little bookmarks in the first two. I’ve learned a lot and I’m still learning. I don’t know where it’s going to take me, but I have a better picture now of what I’m looking at. I have a lot […] Read More

More Work

15th August, 2009 - Comments Off on More Work

Finished reading my first blogging book, made some more invisible changes and a couple visible ones. Readers can now register here and leave comments, but can also still comment just by giving name and email address. I tried to order my navigation links, but that’s apparently not working quite right yet. I tried to take […] Read More

Narrative done and ideas flowing

4th August, 2009 - Comments Off on Narrative done and ideas flowing

I just finished composing my narrative for the OAC Individual Excellence Award application. A few days later than I had hoped, but it is done and I believe it is strong. Now to compile my materials and submit the application. I’ll be giving the narrative one last look over before I attach it to my […] Read More

Idea

31st July, 2009 - Comments Off on Idea

Last night, after I’d decided to go to sleep, I got an idea. A blog ring of sorts. So far three connected blogs with a new post every day. One would be called 30 Minutes, where I’d write fiction for 30 minutes a day and just post whatever it was, a scene, a character, a […] Read More