100-Word Challenge: THE ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY

Wow. I started on this little project a year ago, and 365 posts later I can say that this had been a very rewarding project. I started out doing this as a side project to keep me from being overwhelmed by my main writing project, Alone, but in the last three months it has taken on a life of its own and it has dominated my other projects completely. In the last month I have been writing more than my … Continue reading


Apocalypse Runner, 03-19-12

Something in the man’s eyes scared Felicia. She had been used by some of the worst scum in Evan’s domain, but they were nothing compared to this one. His eyes were empty, devoid of humanity, or mercy. She truly feared for her life for the first time since she became a slave. Each step he took was deliberate and brought him closer to her. He passed his long knife, back and forth, before his eyes before it disappeared. Was he … Continue reading


My Muse Needs A Vacation I Suppose

  I have a friend named Jan who is a talented writer and an absolute slave to her muse. Now I do not mean this in a negative way, it is what it is. When she feels inspired she writes, and writes, and writes until the inspiration has let her loose. In many ways I envy the way she gets pushed around by her muse, forced to put the words to screen, and creates incredibly imaginative fiction. On the other hand, … Continue reading


It Should Be Something Special Don’t You Think?

So today I posted my 300th edition of the 100-Words Daily Challenge. I am pretty pleased about that and think this is a pretty cool milestone. I have been working on this every day for nearly a year now (with the exception of last November when I took a break for NaNoWriMo) and with only a couple more months before I hit a full year I thought it was time to start planning on what I will do with this … Continue reading


I Went and Did It Again

jm3 /Free Photos This morning I went and submitted a story to a literary magazine. It always feels so good to have a story finished and ready for submission, but the moment I hit that send button all of the anxiety comes crashing in. I think every writer gets that effect or something like that. I am pretty proud of this piece and I think it stands a decent enough chance, but I thought the same thing about my last … Continue reading