On Story Creation: How?

Alright, technically that title should be “On Plot Creation: How do you create yours” but too many words in a title is just, well, too much. On to the topic: As I was mulling over an idea in my head recently, I raked it over the usual coals. For me, whenever an idea for a […]

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Necessary Truth?

I found this meme on one of those pages where all they post are inspirational memes that are either things that people like to read but never practice, things you should have figured out by now or things that sound good at first but upon further reflection – are not. This meme is of the third […]

Reality Rarely Makes Good Stories

As I was contemplating a plot of a new book I am just beginning to write, I had to once again ask myself – how will this end?  I am a pantser when it comes to writing, however, I do require an ending to the story to already be planned out because it helps guide […]

The Mind Sharer – my 2013 NaNoWriMo story

Chapter 1 – otherwise known as the first 1,667 words I typed of this story to begin the first day of November.  More to come I bided my time to steal away into the night and escape the bonds of servitude I had somehow self imposed.  A glance at my companion, a tall toned and […]

Flash Fiction Challenge: Always the Quiet Ones

Flash Fiction Challenge: Write a story using the following line: “She was one of the quiet ones.” Try to stick to around 1000 words or less. Sarah leaned back against the crumbling wall of her apartment.  Dust and debris were released into the surrounding air and floated slowly, languidly down, down, down to the floor.  […]

Four Items Flash Fiction Challenge

The flash fiction challenge for this week was to write a story incorporating four random items.  There were ten items to choose from but I selected the following off the list: An unopened envelope, an iron horseshoe, an animal skull and a leather mask.  As always, there was a 1000 word limit and no guidelines […]

$50 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway and Trail of Bones Book Blast!

Trail of Bones Tour Schedule Ready for a new adventure? Are you a fan of fantasy, young adult, science fiction and action stories? “No mercy, No rules – Welcome to the Trail of Bones!” Run with Purpose – battle cry of the Shade Wolves Magnus, the runt of a litter of Shade Wolves, wants nothing […]

A-Z Challenge: N is for Nadur the Elsh Homeworld

By JccKeith In the Alina Ceo, Nadur is the fourth planet from the Central Star.  The Alina Ceo is the planetary alignment around the Central Star.  In Earth terms, the Alina Ceo is a solar system around a star the inhabitants of the Alina Ceo have named the Central Star. The Elsh, who began the coordination of all of the planets […]