It's been a long time since I've entered anything I've written into a writing contest, but I submitted a short story "Lady Beatrice's Ball" to the Insecure Writer's Support Group Anthology Contest today.For the past few years, the IWSG has run an anthology contest, where stories are submitted and short-listed and the winners are published … Continue reading A Contest Submission
February's always been a weird month for me.It's the dead of winter up here in the northeast, with very up and down temperatures and strange weather altogether. During adolescence and up into my early twenties, I used go into an almost-legendary annual February depression. Thinking back on it, I think it was mostly Seasonal Affective … Continue reading February’s always been a weird month for me
"Haunted Lake" is the title of my paranormal short story in the anthology FULL DARK, now available on Amazon and B&N.Haunted Lake is also a real place--and the region around it is real as well. I don't think it's haunted in real life, though. At least it wasn't the one time I've been there.1. Haunted … Continue reading 5 Things About "Haunted Lake"
Add FULL DARK to your Goodreads shelf here. Available on Amazon and B&N.It's October 30th, which means that FULL DARK: An Anthology is now officially OUT! What happens in the dark will come to light.Full Dark is a collection of eleven short works with impressive depth and range. Twisted tales of ghosts, villains, and the paranormal await you—mystery, heinous fantasy, and … Continue reading FULL DARK: An Anthology is now out!
Current Word Count: 8,105 wordsWhere NaNo Says I'm Supposed To Be On Day 7: 11,666This is my fifth NaNoWriMo and unlike past NaNos, I'm behind by quite a bit. Three thousand words is no joke, y'all! However, because I'm writing short stories this year (a whole mess of them), there's a new little spark when … Continue reading NaNo ’16: Day 7