300,000 Words and Counting

I set a goal just before New Years eve in 2015.  I planned to write 350,000 words of new fiction.  Not all of those words – probably most of those words – will ever get published, but it was a chance to build a daily writing habit into my life, stretch myself on a variety…

The Online Market of Death – Zenni Optical

I hate buying new glasses.  I’ve been essentially as blind as a bat since sometime in third grade when, in the space of a few months, I want from hiding out in the back of the classroom to sitting in the front row and STILL could not read the damned chalkboard.  My teacher finally saw…

Short Story: The Story of Monkton

After many submissions and equally as many rejections, I’ve decided to publish this story here.  Enjoy!   “His stories died when he did, and are burned to ash. No story can survive the owner’s ending,” his mother said. Monkton watched the stars above as smoke from the dead fire drifted around the clearing in the…

Tweeting the Day Away

I have been remiss in getting up the vacation posts, but I’ve started writing one and will get around to it, I promise.  Mostly I’ve been writing and writing and… well writing.  And that doesn’t count the time I’ve wasted on Twitter, which I’ve suddenly found infinitely more useful. For those of you who want…