Rejected Drabbles

It all starts with your best foot forward. You write a well-crafted story, at least you think it's well crafted, and send it off into the world for approval. It's not about a paycheck at this point, it's about validation. You repeat your mantra over and over, "I can write, and someone wants to read... Continue Reading →

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#MicroCommunity

The absolute best thing about a writing community is the support you get from other writers. You quickly realize that you are not the only one struggling to write anything. Writer's block happens to everyone, grammar errors are common, chaos ensues when your desert raiders accidentally become dessert raiders and the local FroYo will never... Continue Reading →

The Musical Drug

The only thing that takes up more space in my brain than movie quotes is music lyrics. I do not have a regular physical happy place where I write all my tales of horror, romance, and bad puns. I am a semi-regular at a local coffee shop here in town where I have written quite... Continue Reading →

The Outsider In Me, The Outsider In Us

“Unhappy is he to whom the memories of childhood bring only fear and sadness.” — H.P. Lovecraft from the story The Outsider, Weird Tales, 7, No. 4 (April 1926), 449-53 H.P. Lovecraft and his wonderful tales have had a huge influence on how I approach writing, reading horror, and life. There is no other author... Continue Reading →

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