I decided to take a break from the Dragon Egg Saga this week and give you a different 50 word story, haha. This one uses the prompt fence. Thank you, @jaynas-minime, for always thinking of words that have multiple uses! The Great Chore Race Ashley raced forward, her gaze fixed
In the last blog post, I mentioned that I had started work on rewriting a short flash piece of fiction that I recently wrote for a contest. The rules of the contest were simple: no more than 1000 words (including title and notes) and it had to be set in
Have you ever brainstormed with a toddler? No? Well, until recently, neither had I. A couple of months ago I entered a short flash piece to a contest that, sadly, didn’t make it past the first round of judging. Although I was kinda bummed, this actually frees me up to flesh
My daughter Evie is 22 months old, very close to 2 years, and is very curious about her surroundings. As a result, she tends to get into situations that she didn’t foresee happening. She also has random moments of just plain silliness or of love. I have decided, instead of
As I begin working on chapter 7 of Jophi’s Journey, I thought I’d give you all another “behind the scenes” look at some of my processes for rewriting this Hans Christian Anderson tale. Every Hero Needs an Arc First of all, it’s been hard. Haha. When is writing not hard, though?
So, you want to be a writer? That’s awesome! What do you like to write? Who inspired you? What do I mean by that? I mean, what authors have you read that inspired you to write? Was it J.R.R. Tolkein or C.S. Lewis? Stephen King or Neil Gaiman? Maurice Sendak
Ruby gasped as the large serpent rose from the depths of the sea. It towered above them, fixing her with its cold stare. Terror froze her to the spot. Jared stood beside her, clutching the dragon hatchling in his arms. He pulled on her arm, breaking the trance. “Mom, run!”
I’m a sucker for a good story, and am always on the lookout for anything that is able to tell me a good story. Books, tv shows, movies, or video games. Although this blog’s primary purpose is to share my own writing and journies as an author, I wouldn’t be