Writing Tips Thursday: Do You Need An Agent?

If you’re a writer you need an agent. Apparently. I don’t have one.  I’m not sure I need one for a while. After today’s surprisingly enjoyable editing session on my current writing project, a post apocalyptic novel called The Range, I was feeling in a good mood and figured I’d spend some time researching literary…

Man On The Edge

Until that day Nathan Greenway never believed in second chances. “Life isn’t a rehearsal,” Nathan told his friends. He knew it was a cliché but he’d said it anyway. To his surprise his friends bought it and they set out into the wilderness. Seven days of hiking, swimming, camping and a stack of quality memories…

Town of Tabula Rasa – Sparky’s Tour

Hey there folks, ya’ll been waitin long? Easy there, uh-yup, I hear ya’ll plenty. I’d offer apologies but in this heat I figure ya’ll be wantin to get movin right along. I get it, sincerely, hey no need for ya cussin. Ain’t no bus stop in town jus yet so folk get dropped off at…

Is Writing in your Soul?

Do you ever ask yourself if being a writer is not what you do but who you are? You may have a day job that pays the bills and keeps your head above water, this is what you do to get by but deep down you are a writer. You know this because you write.…

That Day

“Are we safe here?” “No where’s safe these days.” “I don’t mean to question but–” “Then don’t.” “Sorry. Have you been here long?” “Weeks.” “I barely stay put more than a few days. They seem to know where you are after a while don’t they?” “Depends if you’re smart about it.” “I must be dumb…

NaNoWriMo – 53,759 Words!!

Woohoo! I’ve broken through the 50,000 word challenge for NaNoWriMo! After a few days away I had a huge burst of writing madness and finished today’s total at 53,759 words as part of my NaNoWriMo novel. I still have a while to go before I actually finish my novel, I estimate around another 40,000 words…

Buddha Rocks Project Day 7: Pumpkin Army

Pumpkins come in two by two. Hurrah! Hurrah! Form up! Onward march! Answering the call – All Hallows Eve. Prepare for carving. Illuminate our faces. With weapons of treats and tricks. Spooky lanterns. Autumn’s dusk. Tasty pie! If you want to join in the Buddha Rocks Project here are the rules: 7 days of posts.…