After a Long Hiatus… Exciting News! Plus a New Short Story.

It's certainly been a long time since I updated this blog, but I never forgot it. Instead, for the past year, I've been completely consumed with revisions for my first novel, The Snake-Oil Pursuit. It turned out to need a lot more attention than I anticipated, at least to reach the point where I was … Continue reading After a Long Hiatus… Exciting News! Plus a New Short Story.

Story-A-Day May #30: Revenge of the Tavern Tales

We’ve already hit storyaday.org’s penultimate challenge prompt! It’s an intriguing one, to “plagiarize yourself” — specifically, to rewrite one of your stories from earlier in the month, in a different way. I enjoyed the excuse to revisit them, and I decided to use my story for May 11th, dubbed “Tavern Tales”, which you can read … Continue reading Story-A-Day May #30: Revenge of the Tavern Tales

Story-A-Day May #24: How to Kill a Killbot

I wasn’t planning to immediately write more in the setting of Professor Calamity and the Clockwork Cowboy, but the new prompt from storyaday.org fit too perfectly. It’s to create a story inspired by this Eagles lyric: “The towns lay out across the dusty plains like graveyards filled with tombstones waiting for the names.” This story … Continue reading Story-A-Day May #24: How to Kill a Killbot