Thoughts

My daughter, who is nine, has recently started writing quite a bit of poetry — and some of it shows promise, especially when she stops trying to force rhymes LOL. Right now I’m just supporting her…if she keeps it up … Continue reading

Trusting Your Audience

I read a lot about trusting your audience and not spelling everything out for them, and I’ve often thought that’s an area I have some difficulty in — I always want to make_absolutely_certain that everything is crystal clear…which, I think, … Continue reading

There’s Always a Catch Accepted

My short story, “There’s Always a Catch” has been accepted at Mount Zion Speculative Fiction — yay!  I’m very excited not only because it’s another awesome publication credit in a great magazine but because part of my payment is a … Continue reading

Big Bear Accepted at T-Zero

“Big Bear” is a flash story I wrote based on my time working as a bartender in little village called Milo.  I worked as a bartender there for a few years (three I think) and in that time I gathered … Continue reading

Vampiric Fluff – Reprinted

Vampiric Fluff has now officially been reprinted.  The April issue of Static Movement has just gone live and it includes my flufftastic iambic tetrameter vampire poem (I just love saying iambic tetrameter, it sounds so pretentious and cool 😉 ).  … Continue reading

Accepted at SHINE

My poem, Sandcastle #5, has been accepted for publication in the Summer issue of SHINE.  This is the second time this haiku will have been published, which, as you can imagine, makes me very happy 🙂 I’ll link directly to … Continue reading

Nerdy

I just heard back from a publisher who asked me to make a few changes to a story and then re-submit it.  How nerdy is it that that makes me very happy?  How about that I said ‘that that’? 😉

Accepted at Static Movement

My poem, Vampiric Fluff, has been accepted at Static Movement 🙂  I’m not sure when it will be published because they have an automated system for submissions, so I’ve not actually spoken to anyone directly yet.  Yay!  There is something … Continue reading

Submission Tracking Update

I sent an email to Writer’s Market support on March 7th about not being able to add markets any more and on the 9th I got a reply, a very personalized, polite reply. I will share part of that here: … Continue reading

Submission Tracker

I’m going mad trying to find all inclusive submissions tracker.  I used to love the one over at Writer’s Market, but then when they re-did their site they took away the ability to add markets that weren’t in their listings.  … Continue reading

Accepted at Skyline

I wrote a flash piece titled ‘Whatcha Gonna Do?’ that when it was read by a friend was described as “…a biting commentary on modern parenting…”. I was very happy with it, and am even more so now that it’s … Continue reading