COMING SOON!! This publication features four internationally published authors, including myself, celebrating the life of Edgar Allan Poe on the one-hundred-seventy-first anniversary of his death. Each author’s story is directly influenced by one, or more, of Poe’s stories.
Have you noticed how much I love Spillwords Press? Well, I do! And, today, my poem, “Lancelot Left Home” is published on their site. It is a poem I wrote over thirty years ago when our dog, Lancelot, left home, never to return. I wrote the poem through tears and sobs. All these years later, … More Lancelot Left Home
I love writing stories in different genres and the time spent waiting to hear back from a submission is often painful. During the waiting time, I find great relief in working on another story or poem. If I receive a rejection, my heart sinks a little bit. My writings are like children and when one … More Featured on Spillwords Press
It finally happened. They warned him over and over and over again that eating all those hamburgers would kill him. Wimpy wouldn’t listen. His love for burgers and their resultant effect on him took his life when he let loose a long, roaring fart — filled with methane gas, just as he turned on the … More The Inevitable Edible — A 100-word Drabble
On July 30, 2020, Spillwords Press not only published my poem, Tomb of Our Love, but included it in their Features area which is an honour. You can read it here. On July 29, 2020, Paper Djinn Press accepted my short story, Unseen Magic, for publication on September 2, 2020. If you haven’t heard about … More Planning Ahead
The lack of content here since February 26th is not indicative that I have abandoned my little blog, nor it is evidence that I have not been writing. To the contrary, I have been quite busy with real life and grabbing moments here and there to write. Here is what I’ve been up to lately… … More Five Months and Counting…
Filled with childlike excitement, I am sharing with you my nomination for Author of the Month at Spillwords Press. It is a true honor to be considered for this nomination and I am deeply grateful to all who made this nomination possible. But, there is one more step. I need your votes! <– VOTE HERE!! … More A Dream Come True
Have you had the opportunity to help a fellow author turn their book into a movie? No? Well, now is your chance! David Bowmore‘s novel, The Magic of Deben Market, is contending with other novels for the chance to be produced on the silver screen! I have read the book and fell in love with … More From Book to Screen…
While contemplating my dark writing, a poet friend encouraged me to publish some of my old writings – poems. I am elated at the compliments these writings have earned. Beyond simple comments, votes and “like” clicks, I was honored to have an established voice-over actor put my poem to video. The man, Alan Johnson, is … More The Voice of God?
This could be it! My poem, “Out of Love” is featured at Spillwords. Currently, it is one of the four most popular writings this month. With your help, it could vie for this month’s most popular poem. To vote, you will need to register with your email and password. Don’t worry, Spillwords does not spam … More Poem of the Month