And so it begins

When you realize you haven’t updated your website in 4 years, and you’re working on pages for other people… it’s time to start over and make your life easier… Now its time to take my site into the 2019’s. For earlier blog posts please check out: my original blog at WordPress

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March 17, 2019

A(nother) Year in Seattle – Week 01 – Back in the Saddle

A(nother) Year In Seattle Sunday – June 29, 2059 – Catching up Let’s see if I remember how to do this. Its late Sunday night- the terror is in bed and finally asleep. Case and I are in various states of collapse around the house. Sometimes it amazes me how much things have fallen into […]

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A Year in Seattle – Week 38 – Surprise!… it’s a boy

A Year In Seattle Week Thirty-eight Thursday, March 8th, 2057 – Cats I woke up to the sound of cats in need of attention. The cats were working on liberating the catnip from the kitchen cabinets when Case and I came out to see what the commotion was about. Caught red-handed… er pawed, they did […]

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A Year in Seattle – Week 4 – The shadows step back

A Year In Seattle Week Four Thursday, July 13th, 2056 – Memories of Balmer Well, work is good for keeping my mind off of everything except what’s going on right then and there, usually. It was actually a rather slow day, but it let me catch up on old times with Ray. I’ve met some […]

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June 21, 2018

I am Day 6

Horror Scribes offered an interesting challenge for the end of 2017 – The 12 days of Christmas Horror Flash contest. It was a little hard for me because Christmas is not the sort of thing I want to mess with – and with a limit of 300 words there’s only so much you can do. […]

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December 30, 2017

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Writing Deadlines

It’s funny, I participate in flash fiction contests where you have anywhere from one hour to one week to write a story and publish it, and yet having a month to write up to three stories for an anthology fills me with dread. I think its partially because with a 24 hour deadline, there’s no time […]

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October 30, 2015

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Trying not to lose the reader

One of the hardest lessons I’ve learned when it comes to Miro/Flash Fiction is keeping it short without losing the story– or the audience. With flash fiction, I’ve learned that you have to limit the scope of the story and not lose yourself in the subplots and details.  I think that’s the first lesson everyone […]

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August 13, 2015