I grew up in small towns. On top of that, I lived in the country, not in town. I think living in relative isolation was good preparation for living in a pandemic. Honestly, I’m only now starting to miss in-person socializing. A little. One good thing about isolation of this kind is that you have … More Favorite Fiction: 2nd Quarter 2021
All of the writers I’m linking to today did way more than “pretty well”. Flash Fiction is hard to write. It takes critical thinking, imagination – lots of imagination – and really good flow. IMO, good flow from one section or scene to the next is really important for a satisfying read. If, as a … More Favorite Flash Fiction: 1st Quarter 2021
I’m happy to have a new Flash Fiction in Love in the Time of Covid Chronicle. Thanks to Michelle Elvy and Witi Ihimaera for publishing this piece & to Michelle for her awesome editing suggestions. Don’t miss this gorgeous issue!
It’s been Lucky February for me! I am so grateful to Twin Pies Literary and Fevers of the Mind Poetry Blog for selecting my work for their fine publications. My Flash Fiction piece, “Four Levels of Infatuation“, is in Twin Pies new issue. Thank you, Jessica Evans and D.T. Robbins! My two poems, “Shelter in … More Twin Pies Lit + Fevers of the Mind
Can I just say that the more Flash Fiction I read, the more I want to read. I love this genre so much and man are we lucky to have some really great FF writers in our world. Here are a few stories that just wowed me recently. Enjoy! * Jennifer Toddhunter in Twin Pies … More Flash Fiction That Will Drop Your Mouth Open
I’m late in thanking the Editors of New World Writing for accepting and publishing my Flash Fiction, Zipped, on January 4. I was thrilled to get this acceptance and check NWW off my literary bucket list! I encourage you to add NWW to your reading list. I’ve been busy since my last post, hence my … More Fiction in New World Writing
I’m happy to share that my flash fiction story, “Kimono”, is in the new issue of Emerge Literary Journal. Many thanks to Damon McKinney and Arianna Den Bleyker for accepting this piece.
I’m hoping to start a new feature here on the blog. So many people have started baking again since the pandemic, including me, and I thought it would be fun to share recipes. Since this is primarily a writing blog I thought I’d put out a call to writers who bake that would be into … More Calling Writers Who Bake!
With the pandemic now (arguably) in it’s 8th month, I’ve been noticing lots of talk about books on social media. It looks like reading is enjoying a boom and that’s a good thing! In the past few months, though, I find that my reading choices are pickier than usual. Memoirs and Poetry are probably my … More Pandemic Reading: Writers Share Their Picks
Got a few minutes? Pining for a really good, quick read while you eat lunch or take a break from your daily routine? Have I got some gems for you! Seven Flash Fiction/Micro Fiction stories that’ll knock your socks off. One for every day of the week. Enjoy! * Venus Flytrap by Candace Hartsuyker in … More 7 Flash Fictions