Farting in Church is Now 100% Free

For the past few weeks I’ve been torn by malaise regarding where my writing is taking me. It’s either taking me somewhere or nowhere. Ether I turn on my low-beams or high-beams Read On »»

TerribleMinds Flash Fiction Challenge: Game of Aspects, Redux

This Terrible Minds Flash Fiction Challenge made me squeee with glee. The randomly selected setting was a Martian greenhouse, and I’m obsessed with Mars  colonization. The Martian Chronicles by Ray Read On »»

Great Writers and Bad Politics

The hardest thing to deal with is the bad behavior of those you love. Yet, you try to look past the faults, but many times they become an obstruction. Recently, Read On »»

TerribleMinds Flash Fiction Challenge: Inspiration from Inexplicable Photos

This week’s challenge – write a story based on these photos from Russia. The photo I chose reminded me of when I was young, dumb and drunk and living in Read On »»

Flash Fiction Challenge: Three Haikus Tell One Story

I have such reverence for poetry, that I’ve rarely displayed my own works. Poetry is the golden temple of  language and while Poetry Slams keep the form accessible, I won’t Read On »»

TerribleMinds Flash Fiction Challenge – Choose Your Motif

Justice has come to Terriblminds.com, and a Hellstorm follows at its heels. This week’s challenge was to choose a motif, a subgenre, and a setting. I’ve  always wanted to write Read On »»

Terrible Minds Flash Fiction Challenge: Photos of Impossible Places

This week’s Terrible Minds Flash Challenge was to chose a photo from this site, and then write a story inspired by it. The first one caught my eye. In American Read On »»

Terrible Minds Flash Fiction Challenge: The Wheel Part II

I pulled from the hat Locked Room Mystery, Someone’s been poisoned, A bottle of rare whiskey. The challenge has been accepted. – It starts with a body. It ends with whiskey. Read On »»

Flash Fiction Challenge: Spin the Wheel

By the Wendigo’s command. The Fates assigned me three elements: Superhero, virtual reality world, a vigilante. Yet, like delicates thrown in a dryer set to High, they came out as Read On »»