IWSG April 2023

Many thanks to Alex J. Cavanaugh for starting this hop and this community. And many thanks to those helping co-host this month: Jemima Pett, Nancy Gideon, and Natalie Aguirre! If you would like to sign up for IWSG, go HERE. April 5 Optional Question (s): Do you remember writing your first book? What were your thoughts about a career path on writing?Continue reading “IWSG April 2023”

Fiction Freebie, 4 Book Recommendations, and An Author Table

Freebie for April I’ve decided to post a tiny bit of previously published writing each month.  “Guidance Counseling” Previously published at The Drabble in November 2016.  “A Guide to Succeed in 100 Worlds!” The pamphlets strewn across the table in front of Ghent had a dizzying array of colors and languages that flashed across theirContinue reading “Fiction Freebie, 4 Book Recommendations, and An Author Table”

Four Sentence Stories Workshop Notes

Four-Sentence Stories  If you viewed my Four-Sentence Stories Workshop with QuaranCon 2022, you might have seen me get a bit nervous a few times, but I kept going and taught the class mostly as I meant to.  If you haven’t seen it yet, it’s here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iH-v3YyGzM0 Either way, I thought I could reiterate some of theContinue reading “Four Sentence Stories Workshop Notes”


Quarancon started in 2020 as a free online fantasy and SF convention because we were not allowed to go out and have fun at in-person events. Now, two years on, the convention is still going, and it started on April 7th. There are lots of panels with fantasy, horror and SF authors from all acrossContinue reading “QUARANCON 2022”

Nexus: The Rayatana Book 2 is Available!

Amaya is supposed to bring peace to the galaxy. Which is tough when she’s being held for crimes against the Neutral Zone. Her imprisonment is on her own ship with her own crew. But close quarters create tension. Honestly, her role as Rayatana is a mess. She may never get to use her powers forContinue reading “Nexus: The Rayatana Book 2 is Available!”