Now Live on Fairy Tale Fantastica: The Sweet House


In the midst of a deep forest, a witch built a house made of bread and cake and sugar. She knew that children loved sweet things and couldn’t wait for a young girl or boy (or both) to happen upon her sweet home. She lined the windows with candy, covered the steps with gingerbread and …

Last Darkness Reaches Chapter 10


"The tunnels shudder. From somewhere outside and above, I hear a roar as the ground explodes. Behind us, the vortex blasts through the passageways, sucking them up, sending rock and sand hurling." My online sci-fi novel is now up to Chapter 10 ... Yay! Am enjoying the writing ride. You can support me and read …

Digging Deep to Write Every Day


A writing teacher once told me that the only real way to write, to be a serious writer, is to write every day. To dedicate yourself to the cause. Working from home makes this goal a lot easier, but there are days when finding that motivation is tough. But - I've learned to "dig deep," …

My Online Fantasy/Sci-Fi Novel is Teaching Me Things


It's going well so far. I'm really enjoying writing it, treating each 'chapter' as a little exercise in flash-ish fiction, and also working out the bigger story picture and how to tell in terms of the characters (probably the part I love most about writing!). It's strange how online writing and publishing is completely different …

Last Darkness, Last Earth – First 3 Chapters Now Live!


Exciting news! The first three chapters (plus the three opening prologues) of my online sci-fi narrative, Last Darkness, Last Earth, are now live! Here's an excerpt: From the black depths of space, they come. Gargantuan ships hovering shapes against the dark haze. In the night, she watches them from her window. They each remind her …

Last Darkness & Fairy Tale Fantastica!


And I've been neglecting my blog a little! This isn't to say, however, that I haven't been writing. Since last year, I've been working adamantly on my novel, Victory of the People (literary crime), as well as a couple of new short stories And ... I've successfully launched my two new blogs! They've been in …