NaNoWriMo is just 10 days away, so I thought I would do something fun to help promote it for all of my writing friends, and for those who aren’t writing yet but would like to become a writer. For the next 40 days, I will be posting a writing lesson per day to help you […]
“I…you…what?” I know. I’m blessed with the gift of gab. The turn of phrase comes naturally to me but this time I was at a loss for words. I sputtered like a lawn mower clinging desperately to life as the last fumes of gasoline thin slowly out of existence in its inner workings.
Thank you for everyone who participated in last week’s Flash Fiction Saturday. Come back to 40DayWriter.com tomorrow to read the winning submission.
For every story, there’s a backstory. Prophecy by Carrie Mullinix is no different. Carrie’s story is a paranormal romance between two men who realize that this isn’t the only life in which they’ve loved one another. The book explores the concept of what it really means to love someone.
With six novels and two nonfiction books in my repertoire, possibly two hundred essays and blog posts, and dozens of published pieces in magazines, many might think I don’t get rejected anymore. And that if I do, I shrug it off and move on unfazed.
This is the continuation of An Encounter with Hope. If you missed Chapter 1, I recommend you read it first. “I’m sorry. You’re bankrupt. There’s nothing left.” I hear the words being spoken by my accountant but my brain can’t accept them. It seems impossible? How did I go from having over a million dollars […]
Hope was a close friend of mine when I was a child. We drifted apart as I got older, I’m not sure what happened, really. Life, I suppose.
There are 10 stages I recommend writers go through in producing a quality work of fiction. The stages have evolved over the years as my experience with writing grows and I’ve seen more of what works and what doesn’t. The only published work of fiction I have to my name is The Secret of the […]
More than 300 years before the common era began, a man by the name of Plato wrote a book called The Republic. The ideas in this book were influenced by a Greek philosopher by the name of Socrates. The reason I mention this is the ideas encapsulated in that book have influenced approximately 90 generations of […]