Okay... so I'm a day late and a dollar short, but in my defense, I am usually off on Tuesday's. Not off to a good start, huh? Hopefully, it won't deter you from participating because I think it's going to be a really fun year of writing. I have so much planned. For those of … Continue reading It’s HERE… the Flash Fiction Challenge 2018!!
Okay, so it's down to the wire. Only 4 more days until the virtual unveiling of my flash fiction challenge. However, the closer it gets, the more stressed I get. I'm worried that I won't be able to live up to the commitment. It's a somewhat daunting task knowing that for the next solid year, … Continue reading I think I can…
Only 44 more days 'til the New Year begins..... and along with it, my year-long Flash Fiction Challenge! Back in September, I mentioned that I was going to be hosting a challenge similar to the 2014 Flash Fiction Challenge by Thain in Vain, which although I didn't join in on until late in the game, … Continue reading The Countdown begins….
In response to The Seeker's Dungeon prompt. What inspires me? .... That is a more difficult question to answer than you'd think. On the one hand, the writer in me could answer that very easily and in one word. Everything. Everything inspires my writing. All that I see and smell and hear and touch. It's … Continue reading Short on Inspiration
It's been so long since I've blogged that I don't even know where to start. First, I changed my WordPress avatar. It was way overdue... the one I had up was me, like 7 years ago and 75 pound lighter. I am so far from that person it's not even funny. I mean, don't get … Continue reading Fatty McGee
Okay. So. My naughty muse has been whispering some very creative things in my ear. She has persuaded me to host my very own Flash Fiction Challenge for 2018. And it's going to be a doozy. I'm trying to figure out the best way to schedule it, and my OCD will not let me be … Continue reading 2018 Flash Fiction Challenge
I didn't realize how much I missed Desperate Housewives until I was watching the first episode in the second season of Body of Proof and Dana Delaney made a reference to the fact that she used to live in a cul-de-sac like this... It was absolutely perfect. Only fans of the show would've caught it … Continue reading Wisteria Lane
I've said before that I've recently become addicted to audio books. I remember the first one I ever heard. I was in my late teens. It was, of course, a Stephen King novel, as were so many of my firsts. First horror novel (Carrie), first movie that truly scared me (It), and first audio books … Continue reading Dream Project: Full Cast Audio Books
Searching for recommendations. Last year, I was part of a weekly challenge to write a story a week based on a weekly prompt. Although I didn't participate every week, I loved being a part of the small community of writers. I've searched for other weekly challenges and prompts, but it's hard to find the good … Continue reading WANTED: Challenges & Weekly Prompts
I was so mean to my dog, Snooki, a moment ago that it made me cry. Before you throw paint on me in fits of protest, understand that it was not abusive in any way, shape or form. I could never do that to her, she is quite literally the love of my life. A … Continue reading Unconditional Love
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VUZ8ehWB2Mc I had a dream last night. I don't remember much, but I remember waking and this wave of sadness rushed over me. I dreamt of Patrick. He was a boy I knew when I was young. I first met him in fifth grade through Dari, my best friend at the time. They were cousins … Continue reading I had a dream last night
Apparently I'm on a dystopian kick. Last night I finally watched Divergent, which I have been putting off since it came out. Don't get me wrong, the premise sounded awesome and it looked like a good movie, however I just don't like Shailene Woodley very much. .... That being said, I'm glad I did watch … Continue reading Movies… schmoovies….
Today is the first day of a 365 page blank book.... write a good one.
So, as it rolls into Fall, the screen has literally become a part of me. Whether its the smart TV, the PS3 3DTV, the computer or the Kindle, I have either Xfinity, Hulu, Amazon, Netflix or Vudu running one or when I'm feeling super chipper, sometimes all streaming at once.... If I was stranded on … Continue reading You killed MEEP! you bastards ….
Just so you know, I haven't completely fallen off the face of the planet, but I have been hiding in the shadows. I've been in a major funk for some time now and have been trying to get out of it, although nothing seems to be working. I haven't felt like reading, writing, crafting... pretty … Continue reading Back from the Dead
[Thank you, God! ...they finally changed the elements of posting from the "new post" button on your WordPress toolbar. It was supposed to be a quicker way to post, but I found it took more time because you had to go back in to edit your category, etc...nooicce!]So, back to reality. I am leaving for … Continue reading Now Write!
It's amazing how disconnected I start to feel when I stop posting. I've been working rock steady on my best friend's wedding invitations, trying to get them ready to mail out by Monday. I was trying to make things easier and cheaper for her by hand designing them and doing all the work myself. In … Continue reading Hiatus
Okay. So I realize I'm not a famous author with a shitload of novels under my belt. Or one, even. So who am I to judge or criticize, right? But I am so tired of playing nice. Personally, when I write something, I'm not looking for a pat on the back and a "Good job!" … Continue reading To Speak or Not To Speak
If there's one thing people should know about me is that I have a music fetish. I feel that music plays such an emotional role in everyday life. A lot of that is just me. Not everyone visualizes time standing still and doves flying out of thin air into a chorus of fully choreographed dancers … Continue reading My life is like an episode of Glee
In attempting to improve my writing, I've been doing a lot of educational reading on the subject. Everything from online articles, subscribing to newsletters and online web communities to coming home with 8 or 9 Reference books from the library. One of which, How to Write Horror Fiction by Wlliam E Nolan, was a quick … Continue reading You should read this, too….