I get to register 'Village Fool' this year, as well as the new versions of 'Handmade Holidays.' Oh man, this year it feels even more wonderful than most. Last week, I checked my mailbox with increasing anticipation (because I've learned it's often a Valentine's Day surprise) and lo! There it was. The envelope from the … Continue reading Canuck Authors: It’s PLR Time Again!
Hey there! Today is the second Monday of February, which means today is the deadline for the Flash Fiction Draw challenge that Jeffrey Ricker drew a week ago. If you have no idea what I’m talking about, you can catch up here, but the short version is he used a deck of cards to randomly select … Continue reading February Flash Fiction Draw — “Deceptive Expectations”
Good morning! Today is the second Monday of January, which means today is the deadline for the Flash Fiction Draw challenge that Jeffrey Ricker drew a week ago. If you have no idea what I'm talking about, you can catch up here, but the short version is he used a deck of cards to randomly … Continue reading January Flash Fiction Draw — “A Fairy Tale for the Little Acorn.”
Like a lot of my blog posts here, this one was sparked at a specific time over a specific conversation, but over the years I’ve seen this particular topic come up again and again like waves on a shore, so I’ll often point back to it, rather than hashing out the same things I’ve already … Continue reading The Shoulder Check Problem
Ten Days. Russ is on a deadline. Okay, so nobody else knows about it, but the thing is, he and the ‘Rear Admiral’ (the crowning glory of the High Seas Anal Pleasure Set) are at a standoff, and he’s running out of time to achieve his goal before he meets the real-world inspiration for the … Continue reading Rear Admiral — Available Now!
I Have No Words Before anything else, I'd like to start this post with a declaration: I've barely written anything aimed for publication in months, and that's okay. Before COVID, and before the dog blew the tendons in my arm and elbow (still not great, but getting better, and I've gotten to the point where … Continue reading Squeezing the Tennis Ball