I thought I’d lead up to Christmas by posting some excerpts of my own Christmas stories. Today’s choice is a bit from a holiday story in Lost in the Shadows called A Newborn King to See. Like everything else, I’m always fascinated by archetypes and characters of the holiday season, so this is an exploration … More Holiday Excerpt: A Newborn King to See
While we’re on the holiday deals trend, I wanted to mention that Lost in the Shadows is now $2.99 in e-book form all month long! If you’re looking for some shorts to curl up with or want to fill that e-reader you’re gifting to someone, then here’s your chance to give them a one-of-a-kind collection! … More Lost in the Shadows Sale PLUS Read for Review Contest!
I’m incredibly behind, as is evident by the fact that I haven’t had a chance to talk about a really insightful set of interview questions I was given last month. Lily Byrne interviewed me at the end of October, and we talked about Lost in the Shadows, my background, my writing process, future projects, the … More Interviewed by Lily Byrne
This week I’m taking another bit from a horror story, but it’s somewhat different than the other-worldly fiction of The Invisibles. This piece is from Candles, which can also be found in my collection Lost in the Shadows. It’s a zombie story set against the backdrop of Christmas Eve, where a widowed mother with two … More WeWriWa: Candles
I’m baaaack! Since we’re well and into October, this week’s sentences come from a short horror piece called The Invisibles, from my book Lost in the Shadows. It’s about the things that almost exist, that aren’t quite real, that lurk between thoughts, between moments, waiting and hungry… The eight: We live between what is real. We … More WeWriWa: The Invisibles
Posting that snippet of The Guru for Sunday’s WeWriWa made me think and made me smile. That’s one of the pieces in Lost in the Shadows that has caused me mass amounts of frustration over the years. Not writing it, mind you. Writing it was easy, possibly one of the easiest hours in my life. … More The Guru, Questions, and Answers of Sorts
A beautiful thing has happened. Lost in the Shadow is now available in paperback, meaning you can now hold a copy in your own hot little hands! I’ve cradled it against my own cheek, and I have to admit, it’s a beautiful book full of deliciously intriguing and twisted tales that let the reader wander … More Lost in the Shadows: Now in Paperback!
So since I’m doing a panel at Fandom Fest about the challenges of Coauthoring today, I thought my eight for weekend writing warriors would be from my latest release with S.H. Roddey, the short story collection, Lost in the Shadows. This is from my short The Legend of Shadow Trace, Idea Thief. It’s a story … More WeWriWa: The Legend of Shadow Trace
So since today one of the panels I’m moderating is about horror, I thought I’d give you a taste of my zombie story. This takes place on Christmas Eve, and is about a makeshift little family trying to keep some sense of normalcy while the undead stalk their hiding place. *** “Joy, joy, joy!” Andy … More Tidbit: Candles, from Lost in the Shadows
So presuming Susan and I haven’t taken Louisville by storm and made everyone our minions yet, Fandom Fest officially kicks off today! My commitment tonight is helping out with Author Karaoke at 8:30 pm at Room 106, so in honor of that, here’s a short little blurb from one of my stories in the new … More Tidbit: On Fire, from Lost in the Shadows