My favorite horror stories

Happy Halloween! I couldn’t let this holiday go by without sharing some of my favorite scary stories. So, I’m bringing you this bonus post, in case you needed some suggestions of what to do tonight. These are my personal favorite books, listed in order from worst to best. If I’m leaving out some classics, itContinue reading “My favorite horror stories”

Guest post by Chloe Hammond and CH Clepitt

Today, I’m bringing you a guest story by Cloe Hammond and CH Clepitt. If you enjoy their work, please check out their books. Have a great day, guys. “ Chloe Hammond have teamed up again, to bring you the next installment of their Darkly Dreaming, I Wore Heels to the Apocalypse crossover. This one isContinue reading “Guest post by Chloe Hammond and CH Clepitt”

Preparing for NanoWrimo, 2018

As many of you know, I’ve come to the realization that I can, and will be, doing NaNoWriMo this year. The event has been around for a good amount of time now, and like anything else, it has its fans and its detractors. I’ve heard the arguments against the event. There are some nasty piecesContinue reading “Preparing for NanoWrimo, 2018”

Today is the last day to sign up for the 10 Days of Lists event

Hey, guys. I just wanted to let you know that today is the last day to sign up for the 10 Days of Lists event. If you’ve been on the fence, let me give you – reasons to sign up. It’s free. If you’re doing NanoWrimo this year, it’s the perfect way to figure outContinue reading “Today is the last day to sign up for the 10 Days of Lists event”

The power of telling people you’re a writer

If you’re reading this then you’re probably either a writer or you want to be a writer. That’s awesome. Being a writer is a tough life, a solitary life. And, apparently, it’s something that lots of us are doing in secret. Oh sure, you’ll have the wannabes tell you, “Oh, I’m writing a book.” SureContinue reading “The power of telling people you’re a writer”

AA is now available on Smashwords

I’m super excited to tell you that my collection on Smashwords is growing. AA, easily my most popular short piece to date is now available there. Josey was new in town, working two jobs and reeling from her divorce. She needed a lot of things, but most of all she needed a meeting. She findsContinue reading “AA is now available on Smashwords”

Giving and taking criticism

For something as integral to the writing business as criticism is, I’ve spent very little time talking about it. I don’t really know why it’s never come up before. Maybe because it’s such a sensitive subject, giving and taking criticism. When we write, we bear our soul on the page. It can be, Hell no,Continue reading “Giving and taking criticism”

Just one more week until the 10 Days of Lists Challenge begins

Hey guys. Just a quick reminder that the 10 Days of Lists Challenge is just a week away. If you want to deepen your writing, and get to what burns in you, then you need to take this course. If you want to write truer, more honest charactes, then you need to take this course.Continue reading “Just one more week until the 10 Days of Lists Challenge begins”

Keep the love of reading as a writer

So, I was listening to a podcast the other day and heard probably the saddest thing I’ve heard in quite a long time. An author, whose name I won’t give, said that it was hard for him to read for pleasure anymore. He said that between writing and editing, as well as editing for hisContinue reading “Keep the love of reading as a writer”