What Do You Hear In These Sounds? I love audiobooks, which will surprise no one who follows my blog, but it bears repeating. If I spend too much time focusing on something near me (especially back-lit somethings) I get headaches and migraines, so especially when I'm working on a writing project, it can be audiobooks … Continue reading #ShortStoryMonth Day Twenty-Five — Audio Short Fiction
Meet-Cutes and Meet-Disasters I have a weakness for meet-cutes. I also have a weakness for meet-disasters. There's a Venn Diagram you could draw there, where the two circles overlap, and in the middle of that circle you could find "The Green Sweater" by Mark G. Harris. And also me, smiling like a happy git, making … Continue reading #ShortStoryMonth Day Three — “The Green Sweater,” by Mark G. Harris
Today's Friday Flash Fics image had me immediately thinking of a character I left at a moment of happiness, Chris, who'd had a run of odd luck and an encounter with a self-professed psychic, Lightning Todd (no, really), who said he could help people find their bliss ever since he'd been struck by lightning. Chris … Continue reading Friday Flash Fics – No Grand Gestures
Now that Handmade Holidays is out and about—thank all of you who pre-ordered or snapped it up right away, I actually hit the top-10 in my little "two hour read" category!—it turns out my next challenge was viral. I'm fighting off a cold, and it's a doozy, and so I've not been doing much in … Continue reading Easter Eggs
Something a bit different this week for me. I'm taking part in a Canadian blog-hop, along side some awesome Canucklehead authors (a couple of which I've had the pleasure of meeting through Romancing the Capital). There are prizes. There are blogs. Also hops. Wait. No. That sounds like beer. There's hopping. You can remain seated, … Continue reading Crazy? Check. Canuck? Working on that. Definitely Hopping Though!
The list of the 27th annual Lambda Literary Award Finalists is out, and I'm super-stoked for all the finalists. One of the best things about writing inside what often feels like a tightly interwoven community is that I always find myself happy for whoever wins - I'll know the publisher, or the author, or one … Continue reading Lambda Literary Finalists