“It’s done.” Riley slumped down into the chair across from her boss’s desk without waiting for an invitation. She ignored the look of annoyance on his face. What was he going to do? Fire her? She was the best he had and he knew it. She knew what she could get away with. “Riley Evans,” … Continue reading I’m Shooting Cupid – A Fun Valentine’s Day Excerpt
I woke up to a crisp, cold autumn morning and wondered how the seasons changed without my noticing. Annie had been gone a year already. I wiped away the condensation on the bathroom mirror so that I could see my tired reflection as I shaved. Over the course of one year I had aged at … Continue reading Point of Entry – A Short #Suspense Story for #Halloween
Happy Sunday! Welcome to Weekend Writing Warriors, where several authors join together to share 8 to 10 sentences of a current work-in-progress or recently published book. My snippet today comes from my WIP currently titled Love Spell. ** A noise in the house caught his attention. He stopped and listened but all he heard was … Continue reading Weekend Writing Warriors #8Sunday – She is Gone
It's been a long time! Finally, I am back to participating in the Weekend Writing Warriors where many awesome authors come together to share 8 to 10 sentences of a current work-in-progress, or recently published story. I've missed being a part of this and plan to make it a regular habit in the coming weeks. … Continue reading Weekend Writing Warriors #8Sunday – The Storm
What do you get when an immigration officer attends a séance? A big boost of confidence, apparently! Remember my short story, Point of Entry, that I mentioned entering into the short story challenge back in January? Well, the results from Round One are out and my story made it to the top five for my … Continue reading High Five! The First Round Results Are In
Hello and Happy Sunday! It's been a few weeks since I have participated in the Weekend Writing Warriors so I figured it was about time I get back to it. I've missed it! If you've never heard of Weekend Writing Warriors before, this is the day a group of authors come together to share 8 … Continue reading Weekend Writing Warriors #8Sunday – Beginner’s Luck
February was a hectic month. I questioned my abilities to write a good story and I wondered whether my time would be better spent pursuing a new job outside the home. The only real conclusion I have reached is ... I love to write. I wish it benefited me financially to do so, but hey, … Continue reading Let’s Go Fly a Kite … It’s March!
Here by the skin of my teeth this week thanks to wireless issues! Eeks! Happy Sunday! Welcome to my post on the Weekend Writing Warriors - a place for authors to come together to share 8 to 10 sentences of their current WIP. Check out http://www.wewriwa.com for a list of all the participants and the … Continue reading Weekend Writing Warriors #8Sunday – Dark Journey to the Witch
To Reimagine, according to Merriam-Webster, is to imagine again or anew; especially: to form a new conception of. To recreate. In college, I didn't major in Writing or English Lit, but because I'd always had an interest in creating stories, I took an Intro to Creative Writing class for fun. Or at least, I expected … Continue reading Reimagining
Love is in the air.... or maybe it's sweat mixed with tears? I don't know. Either way, it's February and the first draft of Rise of the Angerroots is complete. (Can I get a whoop, whoop?) I won't lie to you, it's a mess, but then, aren't all first drafts? During the month of February I will be … Continue reading Why Hello There, February. How You Doin’?