Fantasy is one of the most fun genres, because it's not constrained by reality. Anything goes. Really. The imagination's the limit. I've got two tips about writing fantasy. Be consistent and don't be "explainy." First things first. Consistency. Is magic allowed in your world? If it is, you have to define it. Who can perform… Continue reading Genres: Tips for Writing Fantasy
Over nose and mouth, To keep the world safe for all, Mask if you can please.
Warm sun and cool breeze, Children laugh somewhere nearby, A beautiful day.
This is a work of fiction. At 5:15, Lydia and I approached the camp site. As we did, I heard the boys laughing. Good, they were having fun. Then I heard what sounded like some weird electronic noises. We came out into the grassy area where the tents were, and I saw all three boys… Continue reading Time Gone By – Part 4 – Science Fiction
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This is a work of fiction. "Your order has been placed," the salesman says. "Thanks. When will it be delivered?" "You should get it in about a month." "A month? I need it for college now." The line clicks. He's hung up on me! I call back to speak to somebody in customer service. After… Continue reading Lockdown – Part 3 – Horror Fiction
Prompt: Air. Take in a deep breath, The people who've lived before, Have shared it with you.
"Show, don't tell," is frequent writing advice. Even though we say "tell me a story," showing a story is what many writers aim for, and in this post, I'll show you some examples of how to make your writing less "telly." Remove adverbs from dialog attributions. "I'm so excited to see you!" she said excitedly.… Continue reading Writing Wednesday: How to Show Your Readers a Story
To start "change-it-up Tuesday," I thought it might be fun to begin a new weekly feature using the WordPress Block Editor. My computer's pretty old and a little "crashy," so I use the WordPress app on an iPhone. The app doesn't quite match the desktop version for power yet, but they add things all the… Continue reading Nothing’s Blocking Me! – using the coolest WordPress Editor
Chill wind blows over, The high craggy mountain top, Wish I could feel it.
Billy's nineteen and still afraid of the dark. His adopted mother has just given birth, and Dad can think only of his new daughter. Lockdown, part 1 was posted on July 10, and a new part will be posted every second Friday.
Detective Maria Mateo is new to the Chicago Police Department. Wounded Bride is available now. Get your copy today. From somewhere inside the book: There hadn't been any point in eating. She was out of the job she loved, so why bother?