Tracy McCusker of Dusty Journal has kindly offered to illustrate a comic for the month of November, highlighting the joys and trials of National Novel Writing Month. Check back for more installments throughout November. And! If you’re looking for an illustrator for your Nano novel, check out Tracy’s portfolio of awesome illustration work. She does [...]
Every once in a while, the question makes its way around the writing circles: how to write strong female characters? Well, I’m a guy, so I probably shouldn’t be the first person you ask. In fact, definitely not. But, because I’m a guy, here comes my opinion anyway. (Right away with the gender stereotypes — [...]
This is a piece for Anna Meade’s flash fiction contest at Yearning for Wonderland. With apologies to Tracy McCusker, who’s heard this idea somewhere before. # # # They’d brought her to the country to heal. The fresh air will do you good, they’d said. As if the creaking house and smell of rotting October [...]
I’ve written a short piece called Late Delivery, the third of four short stories for the NIGHTGALE Blog Challenge from Glitterword. You can read it here. In a spooky coincidence, it is exactly 666 words. Thanks for the opportunity to take part in this challenge, Stevie! The story page won’t accept comments, so please feel [...]
I’ve written a short piece called Lynchpin, a short story for the NIGHTGALE Blog Challenge from Glitterword. You can read it here. Thanks for the opportunity to take part in this challenge, @theglitterlady! The story page won’t accept comments, so please feel free to leave comments below if you like. Thanks!