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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One thing leads to another

As you may or may not know… I write… a lot. Some if it is long and well thought out, some is so well thought out it never sees the light of day, but to keep me going and producing fiction that is actually out there and available to read, I write flash fiction.   […]

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August 7, 2015

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Here I am, up way too early.  So what do I do? I write about it… It’s weird.  since I’ve started judging flash fiction, I’ve been less inclined to write it.  The thing is, it’s not some secret ‘I’ve seen behind the curtain’ kind of thing.  It’s more a case of being too judgmental of […]

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February 17, 2014

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Flash Friday Vol.2 -1 Adventures in Judging

FlashFriday just celebrated its anniversary last week, and this week marks the start of a new year and a new judging cycle… only this quarter: I’m a judge. Friday arrived and I did what I do every Friday since I discovered FlashFriday  (http://flashfriday.wordpress.com/) I waited until after midnight to look at the picture before going […]

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Poetry: Part 1 overivew

It’s strange, I’ve been writing lyrics and poetry for so long,  and yet, when asked to explain it,  I can’t.   I mean, sure I can explain the mechanics of poetry: how its put together, but how do you go from rhythm and rhyme to something that actually touches the soul?  How do I do […]

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June 26, 2013

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Why a blog, why my blog?

I guess I should kick this off with a bit about me and a bit about why I’m blogging and why anyone would want to read what I have to say. I’m not a famous author, I’m not a famous musician, I’m not an amazing bass player, I’m not the world’s greatest fencer, flute player […]

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May 14, 2013