Princess Power

I love fairy tales. It’s not something I’m necessarily going to defend, although I could. They’ve influenced me in a lot of ways, especially in my growing up. As a kid, I was all about the princesses, the fancy dresses, the parties, all the things I thought those stories were about. I was blown away … More Princess Power

Where Everybody Growls Your Name: Olde School Excerpt

You know those diner regulars who have an in with the waitresses, know the owner, but are open and amusing to anyone else who may wander in? Yeah, these guys are like that….uh, kinda… Ladies and gents, in case you ever wondered what would happen if trolls had a regular lunchtime hangout… Welcome to Trip … More Where Everybody Growls Your Name: Olde School Excerpt

WeWriWa: Sandy

It’s high time I try to get back into this as I can! So today’s Weekend Writing Warriors bit comes from my short story Sandy, that appears in Mocha Memoirs Press’s new anthology, The Grotesquerie. My story is about two sisters, Lucy and Tabby. Lucy’s a teenager struggling to be normal (which is especially hard … More WeWriWa: Sandy

Holiday Excerpt: Holly and Ivy (later on in the tale)

I’m feeling festive, so here’s another excerpt of Holly and Ivy today! *** Leaves turned and the time for pumpkins came and passed into chillier temperatures, turkey decorations on store windows, and holiday specials on television. I was so busy with extended hours at work and trying to keep up with all the extra chores … More Holiday Excerpt: Holly and Ivy (later on in the tale)

Being Thankful

Just wanted to take a minute to wish everyone a very happy holiday this weekend. Whether you’re celebrating Thanksgiving or Hanukkah, love and peace to one and all! I’m grateful this year to be able to spend more time with family and friends, to not have to be flinging myself everywhere at warp speed. It … More Being Thankful