Monthly Archives: June 2019

Jigsaw Puzzle Post

There’s no quirky hidden meaning there.  I’ve been doing jigsaw puzzles whenever I have time and am too exhausted to write.  That’s happened a lot because of my schedule and emotional state.  Just can’t force it and getting only 30 … Continue reading

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Meet Guest Author, Ed Rucker…

Originally posted on Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog:
I grew up in a less than privileged family in Los Angeles, went to UC Berkeley on a basketball scholarship, and then worked my way through Berkeley Law School. After…

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Leaping Roller Coasters Without a Breather

This is a week of beginnings and endings . . . with no break between them.  I finished the school year and am already excited about September.  My plan is to put in for Teaching Assistant Level III over the … Continue reading

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Infographic: Famous Books Which Began As Dreams

Originally posted on Nicholas C. Rossis:
Regular readers know that most of my stories began as dreams and that I have included several of them in my science fiction series, Pearseus, as well. But I’m hardly the only one, as…

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The Summer Strikes: Leaping into the Next Adventure

Well, I should be in my summer job by now.  Can’t be sure because I’m writing this in late May and haven’t put in for the last two days of my school job off.  There’s a bit of overlap, which … Continue reading

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Derailing Bedlam: Not You Again Part 3 #fiction #adventure

As usual, here is your warning that this story has cursing, sex (not graphic), innuendo, and violence.  It’s my Rated-R action adventure called Derailing Bedlam.  This is the fourth outing (third official) for Cassidy and Lloyd, so feel free to … Continue reading

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The Experimental Hero: Brought to You By Science

I’ve touched on a lot of different heroes over the years, so I’m surprised I never thought about this one before.  I mean, they’ve slipped into a few categories at times, but I never really locked onto the ‘experiment’ origin.  … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday: Underwater Action #fantasy #shortstories

Here’s another excerpt from The Life & Times of Ichabod Brooks and it’s pretty lengthy.  The reason is because it’s an underwater scene, which means I had to work with no dialogue.  I’ve found that I’ve been attempting these a lot … Continue reading

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Guest Post: How I Wrote A Novella in a Month as a Stay-At-Home Mom

Originally posted on Nicholas C. Rossis:
This is a guest post by Iona Caldwell, druid, mother, author, and wife, who has written the British Occult Fiction, Beneath London’s Fog. How I Wrote A Novella in a Month as a Stay…

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Villains with Hearts of Evil Ice

Villains can make or break a story.  You need some type of adversity for the hero to overcome and having another sentient being to face can push them to new levels of strength.  Many times these antagonists become more popular … Continue reading

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