Are You A Dirty Genre Hopper?

When you’re choosing a new book to read, what genres do you find yourself exploring? Do you stick primarily to one, or do you branch out? I encountered the titled question in the newsletter of my friend and fellow author, Al Macy, and my first thought was I hadn’t considered genre hopping “dirty” before. I do…

Within the Pages of TFD: The Note

My husband gave me the coolest/nerdiest thing for my birthday. That’s right, it’s a feather pen set complete with an inkwell. Excuse me while I swoon once again. When I posted this pic on Facebook and IG, a few friends asked if I would write with it. I was like… I mean, how could I…

Flash Fiction: Blown Cover

This week’s flash fiction challenge over at Carrot Ranch was too good to pass up: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that pairs mashed potatoes with a superpower. It can be in any circumstance, funny or poignant. Enjoy! Blown Cover Anyone who thinks having superpowers is so cool doesn’t have a sister. McKenzie…

Is “Said” Really Dead?

A while back I did a post wondering if there are really 115 synonyms for “walk.” It was more a goofy exploration into how some of those synonyms would look in gif form than a genuine dive into the question. That said, I still have yet to promenade anywhere. Weird. Anyway, today I’m tackling “said”…

Get a Sneak Peek of My Upcoming Paranormal Mystery…

…and you can even offer feedback on it. I’m trying a new site as I develop this book, mainly because there’s a 10,000-word challenge and I wanted to participate in it. But that’s not the primary purpose of the site. ChapterBuzz is a place where writers post chapters of their works-in-progress. Readers and other writers…