Last week, Kate Johnston, AKA 4amwriter, posted a writing contest on her blog. The contest involved writing a 250-word (max) story featuring wolves in a positive or hopeful light. Three entrants will be chosen as winners by Kate's panel of judges on April 10, 2017. It had been a while since I'd participated in a … Continue reading Giving Makes Me Feel Good
It's been a rough start to the new year. Work has been busy, yes, and social media has become a larger part of my job. Between that and homework home life, some things just need to get pushed to the side. When life gets me down, I enjoy revisiting the stories that brought me joy, … Continue reading Looking Back (Fearless)
Whenever I feel like I haven't produced anything in a while, I look at what stories I've posted. 2016 might not have been my most prolific year, but I did write - and post - a little bit over 66,000 words, across 22 stories. I'm not including the work I did on the rewrite of … Continue reading 2016 Year in (Writing) Review
Just a quick short-fic written during the commute over the past 2 days. But, when a story idea grabs me, I've got to write it out. Happy New Year! This story will expire on January 5, 2017.
A few years ago, we went to visit my in-laws. My mother-in-law, a professor at the time at a small, prestigious higher education institution, was talking about her students: young men and young women fortunate enough to be favored by talent as well as privilege. She spoke about how impressed she was by these students … Continue reading Nothing Special, But Why I Do It