Read My New Flash Story “Murder House” Online!

I love Pen of the Damned. They consistently put out strong flash horror stories and I adore it! Please swing by to support our group by reading my new Flash Fiction story titled “Murder House.”  I can honestly tell you that writing it hurt my heart, and a little heart-hurt makes a writer happy. You can read “Murder House” here. … Read More

Read My Flash Fiction Story “Loving The Lonely Girls”

I am delighted to announce that my short story “Loving The Lonely Girls” is up on Pen of the Damned. PotD is a wonderful group I’m associated with. They put out consistent, quality flash fiction and I’m honored to take part. Please swing by and read my haunting story about broken love.

Read “Snowfall” in Siren’s Call!

Siren’s Call is a great online mag that features a plethora of different authors. I’m delighted that my flash fiction piece “Snowfall” was included in Issue #40. It’s a dark piece in the vein of my short story “Black Mary.” It’s funny that my mind keeps going back to that place. There’s more of a story here. “Snowfall” was inspired … Read More

Read Every Day Kintsugi: The Glory of Her Broken Parts

I’m delighted to announce my flash fiction piece titled “Every Day Kintsugi: The Glory of Her Broken Parts” is up at The Pen of the Damned site. This is a story under 1,000 words that has to do with that innate desire we have to be loved despite our flaws. I hope you enjoy it! You can read the story … Read More

Gamut BOGO Promo!

Chocolates for Valentine’s Day is awesome, but chocolate AND great literature? Even better! For the month of February, Gamut Magazine is doing a special Buy One, Get One event. For every subscription you buy, you’ll receive a second subscription to give to someone you love. Gamut pays ten cents a word for our acquired work and you’ll find fiction, nonfiction, … Read More

Talking to your Daughter about “Pretty”

My daughter is six.  I’m not afraid to have “The Talks” with her.  She already knows that smoking is unhealthy, that there are substances we choose not to put into our bodies, and that Modest is Hottest. I knew we’d be having these conversations, and I was prepared for them. But do you know what I wasn’t prepared for?  Talking … Read More

Beautiful In Your Tragedy

I was going through some of my old work. This is one of the first flashes I ever wrote, back in 2008. I had forgotten it, but finding it again makes me smile. It is only six sentences long.                                        Beautiful in … Read More