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Short Stories

You may or may not know, but I've had two stories published in the last month. The first, "Red: Mercenary for Hire," is a twisted fairy...

Twisted Fairy Tales

An author friend of mine drew my attention to an anthology's call for twisted fairy tales. In other words, we take the creative liberty...

Interacting with the Elements

In the back of my mind I've always known that we interact with the elements daily, but with the continuous grind of life and even just...

Gaia, the Primordial Goddess

Many texts that discuss Gaia delve almost immediately into how many children she bore with Uranus, including, but definitely not limited...

Happy Earth Day!

The world of Flidais is rather similar to the our planet earth in several respects other than it has two moons. The name Flidais comes...

Easter, a Celebration of Spring

First, let's talk about timing. For whatever reason, it's been decided that Easter is celebrated on the Sunday after the first full moon...

Twitter Chats Interview Style

Over on Twitter there are many writers who challenge each other each day to share a line from their work that utilizes either a theme or...

2017 Quest for a Publisher Update

Now that one quarter of the year is firmly under our belt and I've been searching for a new publisher for two of those three months, I...

Writer's Challenge

I've been challenged by a fellow writer to write about why I love writing. I have no doubt that this challenge is inspired by the...

I have good news and bad news

So... which would you like first? The bad news is that the publishing company that signed on to take ELEMENTAL ALLIANCE has closed,...

NaNoWriMo and Word Counts

Many of you may have heard about NaNoWriMo, the abbreviated form of National Novel Writing Month. Its designated month is the month of...

Exciting News

I have been offered a publishing contract for ELEMENTAL ALLIANCE, the current time frame places publication close to the end of next...

Fall Freshening

I've taken a break from managing my website and that's simply because I've been devoting all my time to beefing up my social media...

BFG Movie Review

Normally I don't review books or movies on my blog, but maybe I should change that. Anyway, I feel as though I have to review the new BFG...

Navigating the Publishing World

I can honestly tell you that since I began writing ELEMENTAL ALLIANCE a year and a half ago that I've been exploring all of my publishing...

Support and Critique Groups

I've been a part of several writers' support groups online. They are easy enough to leave or ignore if the environment is hostile or...

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