Today’s Friday Muse piece turned out to be more of a character sketch than a self-contained story idea. But it certainly has promise to become a story. A man taken captive while a deadly plague wreaks havoc on the world…
Well, as of my weekly writing meeting last night at the local coffee shop, I’m about half way through the first draft of Red Crane. I’m getting more and more excited about this project as I dive deeper into it, mainly because its something outside the realm of what I’m used to writing. Instead of … More The Friday Muse – More Red Crane
I don’t really have any new fiction to post today, but I have been working on some new fiction. Many of you who follow the blog know I started dabbling in a supernatural detective-type story, and I’m happy to say that I outlined it last night at my coffee shop writing meeting that I participate … More The Friday Muse – Future Plans
Today’s Friday Muse piece is based on a writing prompt I participated in many years ago and never published. The story has piqued my curiosity enough to want to possibly expand upon this in the coming months. For now, here’s the writing prompt and my literary piece to the prompt.
Months ago, I posted a Friday Muse piece entitled: Red Crane. It was a small snippet about a detective tracking a serial killer who leaves blood-stained origami cranes as calling cards with his victims. I’ve been wanting to dive further down that rabbit hole ever since, so last night at my weekly writing meeting, I … More The Friday Muse – Detective Hale
Today’s Friday Muse piece ponders Legion Theory – the theory of possession by the alien entity found in my Black Earth novels. Legion Theory “It’s only a theory, Rezmalfen. I can’t base decisions on theories alone.” Rezmalfen sighed loudly, unafraid to let Snendinky know he was supremely irritated with the man’s lack of vision. “I … More The Friday Muse – Legion Theory
Well, I’m back with The Friday Muse. Today’s piece is a bit that I wrote that takes place after Earth has been overrun and nearly destroyed by evil. A lone wanderer known as Contessa has to decide if she wants to join one of the survivor groups or continue wandering the planet on her own.
My company, The Crossover Alliance, will be having a special Black Friday Book Bundle available on Friday. You can score each book in our catalog (including mine) and even snag a pre-order of our upcoming anthology. Check it out if you have a book lover in your life and you’re looking for the perfect gift, … More Black Friday Book Bundle – The Crossover Alliance
Well, I crossed 33,000 words last night in my NaNoWriMo novel. I’m making pretty good progress, but I’m also skirting fate. I have my hand in a half dozen projects, almost all of which have to do with my publishing company, and NaNoWriMo is having to whine to gain my attention in the thick of … More The Friday Muse – NaNoWriMo Excerpt #3
Well, we’re nearing the middle of November, and I’m happy to say that I’m ‘write’ on track with my novel writing goals for NaNoWriMo. I’m currently sitting at 23,488 words (almost halfway through the challenge), and I have some decent meat going on the bones of these stories. I figured I’d share another small excerpt … More The Friday Muse – NaNoWriMo Excerpt #2