Tag: Flash Fiction

One-Hour Flash – Fuel for the Fire

Time to dust off another also-ran from the one-hour flash files. As usual, this is a story written in one hour based on a photo prompt for a contest/exercise. The time stamp on Word says I wrote this one in September of 2013. What… Continue Reading “One-Hour Flash – Fuel for the Fire”

A Week of Writing: 4/9/18 to 4/15/18

One more week in the books. One more week of progress. One more week of writing. The Novel After less than ideal production the week before, I accomplished something resembling a respectable pace last week. Not where I wanted to be, but not bad.… Continue Reading “A Week of Writing: 4/9/18 to 4/15/18”

Ranks of the Rejected: Avily Jerome (Havok Magazine)

Today it is my privilege to present an interview with Avily Jerome, the editor for Havok magazine. Avily is an accomplished editor and writer, and she has great advice for authors who want to publish in Havok (or publish in general). She also knows a thing or two… Continue Reading “Ranks of the Rejected: Avily Jerome (Havok Magazine)”

“The Food Bank” & The Arcanist Trio

The Arcanist just published my flash fiction piece “The Food Bank,” and it’s free to read on their site. This is a post-apocalyptic horror story with a dash of sci-fi for seasoning. It’s also got giant bugs in it. Simply click the big bug below… Continue Reading ““The Food Bank” & The Arcanist Trio”

One-Hour Flash – Big Game

Here’s another installment of One-Hour Flash. Yep, another flash piece written in one hour that has been languishing on my hard drive for years. I’ve deemed all the stories in this series not quite good enough to submit (for various reasons), but there are… Continue Reading “One-Hour Flash – Big Game”

One-Hour Flash: Kite Flyers

Hey, all, here’s another installment of one-hour flash. I’ve got a weird one for you this time. With these one-hour flash challenges, you get a prompt, usually a photo, and then you have sixty minutes to write something resembling a coherent story. Sometimes that… Continue Reading “One-Hour Flash: Kite Flyers”

2017: A Writing Rearview Review

Another year come and gone, and it’s time to wrap up my writing endeavors for 2017. I set some writing goals at the end of last year, and as these things usually go, I accomplished some and fell short with others. Still, 2017 was… Continue Reading “2017: A Writing Rearview Review”

Two New Publications & Two New Markets

The first part of this month has been pretty damn decent. I’ve received one acceptance and I’ve published two pieces, both of which you can read for free online. I’m gonna talk about the publications first, and then I’ll give you some information that… Continue Reading “Two New Publications & Two New Markets”

Submission Statement: September 2017

September was a slow month, and this is gonna be the shortest submission statement I’ve ever published. I mean, I didn’t even get any rejections. That can’t be good for my brand. September 2017 Report Card Submissions Sent: 3 Rejections: 0 Acceptances: 0 Publications:… Continue Reading “Submission Statement: September 2017”

One-Hour Flash – The Mansquito Returns

Yeah, I know, a bunch of you are like, “Did he just misspell mosquito in the title of his blog post?” Nope. I typed MANsquito to introduce you to another piece of forgotten flash fiction. As with all the stories in this series, this… Continue Reading “One-Hour Flash – The Mansquito Returns”

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