Category Archives: Writing

Twinkle–flash fiction challenge

Doing this fiction challenge. Below is my 500-word submission. Enjoy!   Twinkle “I’d like to go to space,” Katarina told her friend Tomas, tentative but confident. She turned the phrase over in her mind, testing the shape of the words … Continue reading

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E-stories for sale! And other stuff…

I’ve set two new goals for myself beginning today. NaNoWriMo…Aspen style So there’s the writing challenge NaNoWriMo, which challenges you to write a novel in November. That’s 50,000 words in 30 days, or 1667 words per day. I did last … Continue reading

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Learning is good!

Urgh. Spending today learning how to convert a Word .doc to an .epub. Perhaps this is simple to those of you that already know how to do it, but it has been a bit of a learning curve simply because … Continue reading

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It’s been swell…

Well, my good friends, I’m starting to feel that cool August air and it’s filling me with excitement. Oddly enough, I’m also getting little waves of the normal dread, too–oh, no, cool air means winter’s coming!–but I keep reminding myself … Continue reading

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Family history

In July I queried WestWord Magazine about doing an article on R. Ross Annett, an influential Canadian short story writer in the early 20th century, author of The Babe Stories serial in the Saturday Evening Post, and also my great-grandfather. They sent … Continue reading

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Wattpad…why not?

Trying out this new-to-me site called Wattpad. I figure why the heck not. Got a bunch of writing that is just lining the inner walls of my computer, so I’m gonna give it a try. The crazy recluse writer in … Continue reading

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Golden Green

I read an interesting blog post this morning by Fred Hicks about ‘Pay What You Want’. In light of the blog post and the idea as a whole, I’m sharing a short story with y’all. Also incorporated into the page … Continue reading

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