Having Words: How To Keep Writing After Camp NaNo (Plus Update)

My fingers are somehow numb and sore at the same time – I guess that’s what happens when you practice guitar for three hours straight and then play for another two hours the next day.  Today was my first rehearsal with the worship team of a church I haven’t been to in seven years.  It … Continue reading Having Words: How To Keep Writing After Camp NaNo (Plus Update)

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Flash Fiction Friday #3 – Laws of Motion

Inspired by true events, today’s post comes to you from deep within the recesses of memory... memories of a place as deep and dark as the bowels of Satan. In other words, I’m writing about my high school. Enjoy. My science class has been studying motion lately - Newton’s Laws and all that.  Our teacher … Continue reading Flash Fiction Friday #3 – Laws of Motion

It’s Not Homework: 5 Tips For Making Research Fun

Apologies for the late post, life has been crazy lately.  The good news is that if I keep writing at the pace I’ve held for the last few days, I’ll be on track to get about 80K by the end of the month!  Pretty darn good, all things considered. Unfortunately – as you know – … Continue reading It’s Not Homework: 5 Tips For Making Research Fun

Flash Fiction Friday #2 – The Vampire

The blood in her veins kept her alive, and she wondered which of them needed it more. The creature cowering before her was nameless.  She had taken to calling it Adrian again, even though she wasn’t supposed to.  It made sense to call it by a name.  She suspected its heart had long ago turned … Continue reading Flash Fiction Friday #2 – The Vampire

Crafting Characters Quickly: Camp NaNo, Week Two

Greetings and salutations! A lot has happened this week, so I’m saving my progress update for tomorrow or Monday – partly because I have some exciting news (it was finalized yesterday and I’m still reeling) and partly because I’m ashamed of my word count... so let’s get to the good stuff! Last time, I promised … Continue reading Crafting Characters Quickly: Camp NaNo, Week Two

Flash Fiction Friday #1 – Suspend Disbelief

Good day! Last week, I posted a short piece of fiction (Check and Checkmate) - I had fun with it, so I’m going to start doing this every week.  Without further ado, here’s your first official Flash Fiction Friday post! He stood nearest the eye of God, with the fog damp on his face and … Continue reading Flash Fiction Friday #1 – Suspend Disbelief