Beating Myself Up

One week from today, my story “Beating Myself Up” will be available! But it’s being released in a twice-a-week newsletter. The newsletter, “Flash in a Flash,” sends out two flash fiction stories a week. (Flash fiction is any story 1000 words or shorter.) If you want to read the story, please sign up to receiveContinue reading “Beating Myself Up”

Broadswords and Blasters

“Yes you read the title of the next story correctly, “Callahan and the Bomb Squid.” Laughs are few and far between in our pages, but every once in awhile we get a cracker like Jonathon Mast’s, so savor it.” So the editors say about my story, which appears in Broadswords and Blasters Issue 12! It’sContinue reading “Broadswords and Blasters”

Judge a Book by its…

I finished an almost-last draft of a novel! Or maybe novels! I don’t know! (Word counts are hard.) Either way, it’s sitting with my editor. After that, I’ll take a look at her notes, revise as necessary, and then… And then. Whew. I may self-publish. I’ve been actively learning this whole publishing thing, and IContinue reading “Judge a Book by its…”

No More Pants!

I might be getting rid of my pants. Maybe an explanation is in order. “Pantsing” is what you call it when an author “flies by the seat of their pants.” Basically, the author sits down and starts writing, and they’re as surprised as anyone else by what happens. In general, I’ve been a pantser. EvenContinue reading “No More Pants!”