Just click on "Shop." Both ribbons are in stock, ship out the next business day via 1st class mail, and the price includes S&H as well as sales tax. You must use PayPal. No, I will NOT be selling them at LibertyCon (or any other con). You have to go through the website (i.e. link... Continue Reading →
I think this is one of those questions that comes up a lot in writing circles. I think a better question is "How do you come up with your characters?" When it comes down to it, stories are not so much about ideas (those are called documentaries) as they are about characters and setting (especially... Continue Reading →
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Illithea Dayasagar survives alone, on a distant continent. For her mission to succeed, she must remain hidden. But the fireball that splits the sky and scorches the earth does not go unnoticed. Neither does the corpse she finds instead of the meteor. Especially once he turns out to be very much alive. And very much... Continue Reading →
I would really, really, really, love it if people took to the habit of understanding the meaning of words before they used them. I know it's a lot to ask, but bear with me anyway. You want to get creative? That's fine. Lots of ways to do that. Dialogue tags are, however, most definitely not... Continue Reading →
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Part One Part Two Part Three Part Four Part Five Mar. 2nd, 2018 Are we there yet? Anyone who has spent five days in a conference room, six nights in a hotel bed, and played Russian roulette with every meal in a strange place not famous for its culinary delights (yes, I'm a foodie; sue... Continue Reading →
Part One Part Two Part Three Part Four Mar. 1st, 2018 The fifth story was an exploration of dragons. The first thing the buying editor admitted to was the fact that she did not articulate what she wanted as well as she thought she had. Unfortunately, that wasn't apparent until she got the stories and... Continue Reading →
Part One Part Two Part Three Feb. 28th, 2018 The theme for story four was "chances," and although there were plenty of clues in the submission call that it was to be a romance anthology, it was never explicitly stated. Two people that take chances to be together didn't say "romance" to everyone in... Continue Reading →
Part One Part Two Feb. 27th, 2018 The story for the third week had to do with strangers dealing with each other. And it was another one of those that made me scratch my head, especially the part about not wanting to read anything icky since it was a parent-child editorial team. No definition of... Continue Reading →