Bust It Out

I had a deadline yesterday. An important one. But life has thrown me a few curve balls lately, and I haven’t been writing as I would like to. I was THISCLOSE to emailing the editor and saying, “I’m sorry, but I simply can’t make this deadline. My story isn’t finished.” I’ve never done that before. I also think it’s a … Read More

A Valentine’s Day Story About Broken Hearts

This is one of my favorite stories of all time. I refer you to “Flowers”, published by a gorgeous magazine called Blueprint Review. Please read and enjoy. May life mend your broken heart.

Tales From A Slush Bunny: Slushing With Children

It’s happened more times than I can count. The doorbell rings, I open the door, and somebody stands there with their mouth open, their gaze hovering somewhere half a foot above my head. “I’m wearing my bunny ears, aren’t I?” I ask. They nod. I shake my head, sign for the package or whatever, and leave them to wander back … Read More

Fail Spectacularly

It’s been a rough couple of weeks, but I’ve learned something new about myself. Something that will help me in my personal life, and something that will help me in my career. I have discovered that I’m not afraid to fail spectacularly. Oh, failure used to be my number one fear. I spent so many years not daring to write … Read More

What A Prize!

So, this rocks.  Enter Tweet the Meat’s Halloween contest, and what can you win?  A copy of Shock Totem’s debut issue, signed by the very scary Kurt Newton and the not-so-scary Yours Truly! Or I can be scary.  Whatever you wish.

And The Furor Dies

This is why spelling is important:  I originally wrote that “And the Fuhrer dies”, and that’s a completely different concept.  For those of you who are still researching/cursing/pondering/lambasting/or just generally checking out the Richard Ridyard Plagiarism controversy (or #plagiarismfail, as my friend Mason puts it), I have a bunch of links for you.  You may read on to your hearts … Read More