World Goth Day

Photo by Marko Blažević on Unsplash I had no idea that May 22 was World Goth Day until I read a post about it. I thought it would be fun to do a list of the cliches I embrace (and in many cases, don’t embrace). Though I have long since passed the teenage Goth phase, I still retain…

My Return and a New Goal

Well, friends. Last week I was absent from blogging because I had a deadline on Sunday evening, and I was working to finish editing the four stories I intended to send in. One of them was fresh, and the other three consisted of half-stories I had started and wanted to finish. The deadline definitely helped….

Throwback Thursday #10

I know I said I would try to keep on top of posting, but I have a submission deadline coming up in just three days, and to be honest, it’s been difficult to balance that project with my regular posts. I’m still warming up my writing muscles. For now, here’s the start of a fairy…

Throwback Thursday #9

Life has been pretty busy lately, thus the lack of posts other my Throwback Thursday ones. I hope to get back on track next week. In the meantime, here’s the beginning of a story I wrote three years ago. *** Dawn of the Killing Day rose with the slowness of an overburdened snail. For all…

Throwback Thursday #8

Today’s Throwback Thursday story is a parody of Gothic fiction and one that I had a great time writing. I laughed aloud by myself as the words poured onto the page one summer evening. *** Photo by Sharon McCutcheon on Unsplash The night had grown darker with the rain; and a young man named Bastien…