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Blog Tour 2014: The Writing Process

Suzanne Hodsden ( tagged me for the Writer’s Blog Tour. This tickles me beyond any rational reaction, because Suz has an MFA in literature and her short story was a finalist for the Jack Dyer Fiction Award. That she considers me a … Continue reading

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Speculative Fiction Short Stories

It’s official! “Choose Death” has been published in  March, 2014 Issue #26 of, a quarterly ezine by a community of writers, poets and artists. I’m so honored to be included as one of their contributors, and I am very grateful … Continue reading

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I’m very excited about the upcoming publication of two speculative fiction shorts I’ve sold. These stories could not have been written without the support and input of the talented artists in the Akron Writer’s Group. “Devil At The Crossroads” by … Continue reading

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My urban fantasy novel made it to the quarter-finals of the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award

The Awakening, my most recent novel, made the first two cuts of the 2013 Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award. The three reviews made me optimistic about the book’s future in the publishing business. Here is my pitch, which put The Awakening … Continue reading

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CHAPTER 2: HARLEQUIN with author’s self-critique

CHAPTER 2: HARLEQUIN Harlequin looked critically at her makeup in the mirror. She had on white face with dark kohl emphasizing the hollows of her cheeks, the circles under her eyes, and a cleft was created on her chin. Dots … Continue reading

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