Opinion, Writing

Flash Fiction Challenge: Why I Write

Chuck Wendig (author and author guru) posted another challenge at his website, Terrible Minds, and it sounded…well, not exactly like fun in the way of the previous one…but fun in an important, know thyself sort of way.  And so here it is: 1,000 words (exactly!) Why do I write?  I can’t remember a time when I didn’t have some sort of writing implement… Continue reading Flash Fiction Challenge: Why I Write


Flash Fiction Challenge: Random Phrase

Chuck Wendig, author and author guru, posted a challenge over at his website, Terrible Minds, and it sounded like fun.  1,000 words that must incorporate a randomly generated phrase. I've revealed mine on the challenge's page (in an attempt to lure people over), but for those of you who found this post by other means, I'll let you… Continue reading Flash Fiction Challenge: Random Phrase

Adventure, Books, The Wheel of the Year, Writing

And So It Begins

I've got scribbled notes, an intriguing quote for the opening page, lots of loose ends from the first two books, and can feel the ideas beckoning me into the wood (or in this case, the depths of a blank, digital page). It's time to get going. While I'm at it, I'll try to post progress… Continue reading And So It Begins


Judson Robert Finley 1931-2012

"Such a beautiful dream. I hate to think it all over." -Hank Williams, Jr. (Lovesick Blues On May 08, 2012, Judson Robert Finley, tireless advocate for the underdog, steadfast friend, warmhearted family man, and musician extraordinaire, quietly left the party he’d loved so well. It will not be the same without his bright, occasionally mischievous smile;… Continue reading Judson Robert Finley 1931-2012