Monthly Archives: May 2014

There’s a Reason for this Madness

When I left the corporate world, there were options. All circled about the process of writing, doing what I loved best, but life and circumstance dictated terms that weren’t exactly in my favor. Doing without a steady paycheck, and wish … Continue reading

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Something Wicked This Way Comes & Why Writers Could Be in Great Danger

Originally posted on Kristen Lamb's Blog:
Image courtesy of Raymond Brown via Flickr Creative Commons Today, we are going to take a bit of a sideline from our acrostic. Over the holiday weekend, I was resting up from a…

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Tuesday’s Dirt

Ha! You were expecting an expose, some juicy tidbits about celebs or authors or whatnot? Sorry, my bad. Just want to share a couple of finds for those of you who love to garden but have a back that suggests … Continue reading

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The Beauty of My World

As Captain Mal would say… I’m feeling kind of truthsome. And grateful, for the profound way nature reminds me all I need is what I already have.

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Harbor: A Memory

HARBOR The tiller swung in short, jerky arcs. I braced a bare foot against the smooth teak surface, enjoying the subtle massage. The oyster scows crept past the line-up of the privileged, wraith-like with diesels muffled, cranked back to do-not-disturb. … Continue reading

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Sensual Saturday: Ash MacBryde

Ash MacBryde was wound tight, tangled in knots, the welds holding him together fracturing in a dizzy whorl of disgrace and regret and abject terror. How do I say “sorry,” Oak? How the hell do we put this back together? … Continue reading

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Good Boy Bad: 2 – Tailgate

The burn was an itch, a switch, a twitch and he sing-songed anticipation, knowing it was just a matter of time for his keeper to skim a slice or two or three from his back or his ass. In some … Continue reading

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At the End of the Sky

I have been to the end of the Earth. I have been to the end of the waters. I have been to the end of the sky. I have been to the end of the mountains. I have found none … Continue reading

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Triggers & Censorship

Triggers.  Since when did authors become responsible for the “sensibilities” of readers? Why are reviewers crucifying authors for not putting warning labels above and beyond “adult content, language, themes”?        Why are authors frequently constrained to put extensive … Continue reading

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The Question

The wall sconces flickered, leaving ghost images as he passed behind the chair, raising my hackles, the scent of musk and danger invading every pore. I fidgeted with a fork, avoiding the knife. That kind of confrontation would only please … Continue reading

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