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Down with the Sickness

I meant to have a theme for my blog for the next few months ready to go last week. I meant to have another book finished and off to my editor this Friday. I meant to start 2021 on the 1st, no the 12th. Yet here we are, I’m typing this on the 12th, and

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Random Act of Fiction: Never Underestimate the Old Lady

This Random Act of Fiction is so old that there were still double spaces between the sentences. I kicked that habit YEARS ago. 🙂 This is a snippet of a scene from a post-apocalyptic story about an 65 year-old woman who survived and is trying to fix everything. She’s sassy. And basically a ninja. I

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Random Act of Fiction: Yes, You’re in the Bad Place

This is the first version of one of my favorite stories that I have ever written. It started as a writing group challenge in which we were supposed to have our character interact with several different personality types. I feel like I nailed it. The heat in the small room was oppressive enough to bring

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Random Act of Fiction: All the Cookies!

Pretty sure this gem was for a writing group. Where else would I come up with a story involving a business merger between the Keebler Elves and Cookie Monster? Okay, fine, I might have come up with it on my own. Especially considering how quickly things go awry. “Blabber-arbra Waters here.  We’re back with a

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