I took second place in my round for the NYCM Short Story contest with Baby Jane Doe. I didn’t post that story here because I know I can find it a home somewhere pretty much as-is (even though my judging feedback was all-over-the-damned-place). So yeah, round 2. I didn’t have time to write, so of… Continue reading #Blessed – The Horror of all Horrors
Ricki felt so grown up, living on her own and making her way as a cashier in her hometown grocery store. Her life was simple until a stranger revealed her past, and a secret that could very well cost her life.
My Round-One NYCM short story, “The Price of Progress,” scored a solid second place in my heat. I’m pretty pleased, considering I didn’t write for the first four days of my eight-day round, and then dumped three ideas down the hole before finding my stride. So yeah, second place. That meant I was provided a… Continue reading Round One Success and a Busy Round-Two Weekend
Radio Silence is available on my blog for a very short time. In the coming weeks, it will become part of a short story anthology that I will be selling on Amazon to benefit Operation Homefront.
I hoped to get a prompt that would stretch my writing muscles. This isn’t like the flash fiction contests where we only have 48 hours to pen a story. I have eight whole days! Something that requires research would be amazing!
And I got it!