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Charlie the Grasshopper wins Blog Battle!

My short story, Charlie the Grasshopper, won the Blog Battle short story contest last week. Charlie is thrilled, and wants to thank everyone who read and voted.  He is very proud of his Blog Battle badge. You can read about … Continue reading

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Sometimes “Show Don’t Tell” is BS

My third book, Descending, has been out at some publishers. I got a rejection on one partial a while back, and it had a little feedback attached. I don’t often get feedback from anyone, so I was excited at first. … Continue reading

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Review: Ravage

Ravage by Iain Rob Wright My rating: 2 of 5 stars I can’t recommend this book. I went into it with high hopes. The author has quite a few books under his belt, and this title came with good reviews. … Continue reading

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Review: Witch for Hire

Witch for Hire by N.E. Conneely My rating: 3 of 5 stars What I enjoyed about Witch for Hire was the storytelling. It’s an imaginative piece of speculative fiction with a decent plot at its backbone. The author has a … Continue reading

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Review: Mortom

Mortom by Erik Therme My rating: 3 of 5 stars I bought this book today to read on my brand new Kindle. (Happy birthday to me, and thanks Mom!) It’s a fun read. I enjoy mystery/thriller, and this falls on … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside

I read the WordPress’ photo challenge for this week, a theme of what “inside” means to you, and I came across this picture. This picture perfectly describes my view of inside. Inside can certainly mean home, safety, and haven. To … Continue reading

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Should you begin your novel “in media res”? Here’s why you might want to

Originally posted on Creative Writing with the Crimson League:
When you start your novel “in media res” you start in the thick of the flow, with all pipes flowing Authors (or rather, poets) have been starting stories “in media res,”…

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Moving Sucks

Moving What can I say about moving? Moving sucks. Moving out of a seven room apartment into two rooms at your aging parents house sucks ass. Moving when you’re nearing fifty, when you have a family emergency that gives you … Continue reading

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Writing News- Ghost in the Park

I apologize for the slow updating of Wyrd House lately.  The new job, and some reworking on Ghost in the Park, has taken most of my time.  But the reworking has been useful.  I did a re-write on both my … Continue reading

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Child’s play

Originally posted on Bijal Vachharajani:
Is children’s theatre finally growing up? (Or in which I finally interview Naseeruddin Shah) Actor-director Naseeruddin Shah remembers seeing Arms & the Man, George Bernard Shaw’s satire on war and heroism, when he was six…

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