Nevertheless, She Persisted: Flash Fiction Project by Various Authors

My rating: 3 of 5 starsShe was warned. She was given an explanation. Nevertheless, she persisted.Those three sentences have become a sort of battle cry for women who are standing up in the face of outdated and demeaning attitudes from some segments of society. In this collection of flash fiction, a number of the most … Continue reading Nevertheless, She Persisted: Flash Fiction Project by Various Authors

Friday Review: The Paladins of Shannara (Three Short Stories) by Terry Brooks

My rating: 3 of 5 starsThese short pieces were written as add-on stories in the larger Shannara world. As such, none really add a whole lot to the bigger picture, but do give us a bit of a spotlight on events not essential to the novels. They are:Allanon's Quest:This one is set before the events … Continue reading Friday Review: The Paladins of Shannara (Three Short Stories) by Terry Brooks

Monday Musings: Upcoming- Short Fiction

Flashes: A Collection of Very Short Fiction, my next project, is currently scheduled to be released in January. It will be a set of 24 short pieces, 12 sci-fi and 12 fantasy. There may be a bonus story, as well, but no promises on that one. I am not convinced on the title as yet, … Continue reading Monday Musings: Upcoming- Short Fiction

Hey, Did You Know There Are Free Stories Here?

Well, there are. Most of them are the Halloween stories I have written over the last few years. I add to them when I have something I think you might like. I just published another one, called Get A Clew, that is pretty much a straight up murder mystery. If you are interested in reading … Continue reading Hey, Did You Know There Are Free Stories Here?

Half Price Sale On Now

I hope whatever you celebrated, if you celebrated, was fantastic!¬† Just a quick note to remind you that I have three books at half price on Smashwords from now until January 1. Six of One: A Collection of Short Fantasy: Just what it says, six short fantasy stories. Elves, mermaids, unfriendly frogs, wizards and more. … Continue reading Half Price Sale On Now

Friday Review: Squick Studies and Last Thorsday Night by Holly Lisle

Squick Studies by Holly Lisle My rating: 3 of 5 stars I got these two stories as free thank yous for signing up to Lisle's newsletter. Both are short, and they are two different types of stories, although both are science fiction. Squick Studies:¬†This is a bit of an odd story. It fits into Lisle's … Continue reading Friday Review: Squick Studies and Last Thorsday Night by Holly Lisle

Friday Review: The Heart of Dog by Doranna Durgin (and Others)

The Heart of Dog by Doranna Durgin My rating: 4 of 5 stars Apologies for the late posting, but the BaldMan had an appointment at the hospital today, and I had to be there to drive him home. Nothing serious, just one of those preventive things you must get done now and again, but he … Continue reading Friday Review: The Heart of Dog by Doranna Durgin (and Others)

Monday Musings: Winter is Back. Oh, Boy, Is It Ever! and Writing Updates

I have heard a lot of people remarking on the lack of snow so far this winter. Glad that we have really not had a lot, and that it has been a fairly easy winter so far. I blame you. Every single one of you. Because Old Man Winter? He heard you, loud and clear. … Continue reading Monday Musings: Winter is Back. Oh, Boy, Is It Ever! and Writing Updates