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Yeah Write #30: Aren’t We All Machines? (#flashfiction)

From the protection of the doorway, Nana waited.  “What are you doing, Jaime?  Come inside.” The rain pelted then rebounded on the wood deck.   As the sun began to set, … Continue reading

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Writing on the Fly #3: Neuron Dance (A Haiku)

In my head words live. Neurons fire chemical pens. I dream; stories wake.  

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Writing on the Fly #17: The Daughter and the Demon – Part 1 (#amwriting)

Note:  Writing on the Fly is a series I do when I write cold.   Very few edits beyond spelling as I see it.  I don’t do outlines.  I just write … Continue reading

September 27, 2016 · 3 Comments

Yeah Write #45: Incendiary (Revised) ( #flashfiction )

A crowd gathered. Everyone kept a safe distance from the flames, their faces illuminated in an orange-yellow light.    The fire jet burst ahead fifty feet and sent up billows of … Continue reading

September 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Writing on the Fly #16: A Place to Rest Our Sorrows (#amwriting)

Note:  I haven’t done one of these in a while.  Writing on the Fly is a series I do when I write cold.   Very few edits beyond spelling as I … Continue reading

September 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Yeah Write #44: Dine Now Die Later (Revised) (#flashfiction)

I held myself at arm’s length from the gnarled oak.   My fingers pressed into the painful stitch in my side and I tilted my head back.   The two sports … Continue reading

September 23, 2016 · 7 Comments

What’s Up Doc #20: Rooted — #NYCMidnight FFC Round 2 GR14

Genre:  Mystery Location: A Ferry Object:  Night Vision Goggles   This is my first Flash Fiction Challenge for NYC Midnight and I didn’t fare particularly well the first round, though … Continue reading

September 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Yeah Write #43: The Tale of The Seventh Wife (#amwriting)

“I’m (clearly) doing something wrong.”  The canvas sack muffled a woman’s voice.  “Why else would my betrothed toss me in a bag over a horse’s ass.  Did my father not … Continue reading

September 19, 2016 · 17 Comments

Musings #34: Nonsensical Depiction of Women in Science Fiction and Fantasy (#amwriting)

As I continue to write in my book and developing my female lead, I have been more hyper aware lately of when I fall into writing my female into a … Continue reading

August 29, 2016 · 11 Comments

What’s Up Doc #19: Hello. Is It Me You’re Looking For?

Hello, people! I know that the blog has been hibernating for the most part, but I thought I would give you an update. What the hell have you been doing? … Continue reading

August 16, 2016 · 3 Comments

Protected: What’s Up Doc #17: Night Run — #NYCMidnight FFC Round 1 GR14

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Yeah Write #42: Puppy Love (Super Challenge Non-Fiction Essay Round 1) #amwriting

At only two years old, my daughter told us with a confident nod, “I want a doggie.” How adorable!   How sweet! Five years later, the statement has turned from cute … Continue reading

July 22, 2016 · 11 Comments

Picture This Picture That #42: Little Hands for a Dad’s Heart

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Diary of an Inconsistent Cook #47: Easy Baked Beets (#eatyourveggies)

I like beets. I don’t like peeling raw beets or having my fingers red stained for days because I never have gloves handy when I pick up beets, so they … Continue reading

June 19, 2016 · 1 Comment

Picture This Picture That #40: Cotton Candy Face

June 18, 2016 · 2 Comments

Musings #33: Where is the Whimsy in Our Boys?

My daughter’s school is celebrating the last week  with a different dress theme every day.   This morning my silly girl happily put on a Hawaiian shirt,  big clip-on flowers in … Continue reading

June 15, 2016 · 4 Comments

Picture This Picture That #40: Because She Plays #likeagirl

May 26, 2016 · 1 Comment

Article #14: How To Teach Children To Ride A Bike in Five Steps Without Tears and Concussions

In honor of my four year old son learning to ride his two wheeled bike today, I would like to share with you how you can teach children to ride … Continue reading

May 15, 2016 · 5 Comments

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