Lately

Nothing. Zero. Zip. Nada. This is the amount of writing in 2021 which I have completed and submitted for publication with the exception of a reworked poem sent to Chicken Soup for the Soul. Chicken Soup does not send rejection letters, so, I will not know if my piece of work has been accepted until … More Lately

Author of the month, P.C. Darkcliff

This month, I introduce to you P.C. Darkcliff. An award-winning author with three standalone novels, “Deception of the Damned”, “The Priest of Orpagus” and his recent project, “Celts and the Mad Goddess”— the first installment of The Deathless Chronicle.  Darkcliff has been featured in various publications, and received an Honorable Mention in the L. Ron … More Author of the month, P.C. Darkcliff

A New Year Begins

Reviewing my spreadsheet of stories written and published in 2020, my total word count could have produced one single novella — 20,000 words short of one novel for the entire year. This news is discomforting. The total number of poems/stories published is seventeen — four more than the previous year. Before arriving at this revelation, … More A New Year Begins

Tabasco Roads

Writing Prompt:  How spicy do you like your personal success stories?   The higher the mountain, the sweeter the view. But, that’s not to say I seek out difficult challenges – to the contrary, when I make plans, I tend to lean toward the easiest way to achieve an end goal, keeping in mind the … More Tabasco Roads

Was it Covid?

I have been busier than a fox in a hen house! Nearly one month ago, my husband was exposed to Covid by a fellow employee who infected three other employees. My husband was “sick” for a few days but, not knocked down… he persevered. Within the two week period of watching for symptoms, I became … More Was it Covid?