I've fallen into the time suck that is summer in the Pacific Northwest. We're blessed with days that stretch until nearly 10 p.m. (and dawn well before 5 a.m., yikes!) and when I haven't been eating blueberries off the bushes in my backyard while pretending to do yard work, reading romance novels in the hammock, … Continue reading New flash fiction, interviews, and more!
It's no secret that flash fiction is my first love. I stumbled on crafting short stories as a child and then later in college in two separate short story seminars, but it was always just a flirtation. It wasn't until I was in my early 20's and living alone in Boston (working two jobs and … Continue reading Writing workouts (with a reading list)
2016 wasn't a total dumpster fire on a floating garbage barge. As the year comes to a close I'm ignoring the shitshow and focusing on the goodness that 2016 brought me like: Keeping and exceeding my New Year's Writing Resolutions to a) write 1 short story a month and b) submit at least one short … Continue reading End of the year recap
I recently returned from my South American vacation to news that one of my short stories, "Second Honeymoon" was being published in the May 2014 issue of DRIFTLESS REVIEW and was a finalist for thier flash fiction contest. I may not have won the cash money, but you can read all 750 words of "Second Honeymoon" … Continue reading (Late) Breaking News: I’ve Published Another Short Story
So I have a bit of good news to share. I've been sitting on it for quite a few weeks months, yet telling everyone I know about it. I can no longer consider writing to be an expensive hobby that was draining both my soul and my bank account, because as of this week, someone … Continue reading Breaking News: This is No Longer the Expensive Hobby I Feared It Was