Hey, Wanna Be A Goon? A Contest!

So I’m in a quandary.  I’ve been naming goons for a sweet noir, and I’m all out of ideas.  There is one goon left, bodyguard to the organization’s leader, and he/she is currently nameless. It’s a small part, but important. Because, hey, who doesn’t want a bodyguard with an awesome, goonish, name? Darlings, would one of you care to be my goon … Read More

So The Police Show Up With My Eight-Year-Old Son…

Sounds like a bad joke, right?  Only it isn’t.  Through a series of miscommunications and things that would be heartbreakingly comic if I was watching it on TV, my son ended up freaking out on the school bus.  So much so that the school police were called.  My car had mysteriously died this morning, my baby hadn’t slept all day and … Read More

Lightning Strikes In Las Vegas

We had the most amazing storm last night.  It was about 3 AM and I was up with the little Cyborg Ninja.  I heard the storm coming closer, and it made me happy.  The lightning was stunningly bright and flashed so often that I didn’t need to turn on any lights.  Wind.  Rain.  Thunder so loud that I thought I’d have little … Read More

Wombats Will Rule The Wooooooorld!

See that pair of man feet in the header?  That’s my friend Mason.  By now, if you read this rather hysterical post that he wrote, you know that he and I entered a flash fiction contest for the Las Vegas Book Festival.  We talked smack, swaggered around, and totally vowed to out-write each other.  So what happens?  We tied for … Read More