A Little Predictive Text Tale

Here are 100 words that my phone predicts I will use...let's see what we get tonight. We have a lot in common with a similar situation by doing this is a good email for the last minute change in my life that is why we are not in a position in a few hours I [...]


Reflections on Reflected Echo

Good news is that Reflected Echo is finally done and in beta reader stage. 55k words. It's a little on the short side, but I don't know if it really needs anything else. What have I learned from writing my first full-length (sort of) YA book: I really prefer short stories, but I also like [...]


When Alan was born, the doctors were astonished. At just one day old, he was already sitting. "He's so advanced," they would say as they watched him. His parents shrugged their shoulders. He was just their little Alan. When they came for his six month check-up, Alan was walking and talking. Again doctors fussed over [...]

Castle In The Clouds

Prince Edward wore down the family magician after months of begging. Two weeks collecting all the necessary ingredients for the teleportation spell. The dragon's tears were easy to get; slaying the baby dragon was a bit more difficult. Witch's breath was the easiest since his mother was a bonafide witch. Finding the thorn of a [...]

It’s Over

Jill hung up the phone and wiped her red eyes. It was over. It was finally over. She knew it was coming, but she didn't know when. She couldn't even really say how she felt about it. The media cabinet overflowed with movies. She looked at them and thought for a moment. Phantom, Les Mis, [...]

A Little Motivation

"He just needs a little motivation," the psychiatrist said. "Let me know if you would like me to speak to him." Mary sighed. She had heard it all before. Change this, stop that, do this, and try that. Nothing worked. She just could not get through to him. He wasn't like the other three and [...]