IWSG: Writing Craft Books

The awesome co-hosts for the August 4 posting of the IWSG are PK Hrezo, Cathrina Constantine, PJ Colando, Kim Lajevardi, and Sandra Cox! And now, for something completely different… A little good news. I had a story accepted for publication in Tales to Terrify. Is everybody jumping up and down and screaming with me, yet?

IWSG JUNE 2021: Let it Rest

  The awesome co-hosts for the June 2 posting of the IWSG are J Lenni Dorner, Sarah Foster, Natalie Aguirre, Lee Lowery, and Rachna Chhabria! Want to join us? Sign up Here! The first manuscript or two I wrote, I really wanted there to be a really solid, concrete answer to this question. Something that

IWSG: One Photo

The awesome co-hosts for the The awesome co-hosts for the February 5 posting of the IWSG are Lee Lowery, Ronel Janse van Vuuren, Jennifer Hawes, Cathrina Constantine, and Tyrean Martinson! This month has been good to me. I’ve been re-reading my most polished manuscript, and revising another, while working on a rough draft of a

How Can You Tell If Your Work is Good?

This morning, I ran across what has to be the single most objectively bad book cover I’ve ever seen in my life. Someone I follow retweeted it to help out the author. And even at the ass crack of dawn with an hour and five minutes of sleep (an actual Fitbit reading, not hyperbole) I

Banned Books Week Begins

I skimmed the list of most challenged books this morning–the long list, the list with the last decade or so on it–and struck me how many of the books are being challenged for being inappropriate to the age group. And… well, okay. I get that some parents have very clear ideas about what’s appropriate for

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