[Insert Pinocchio voice here] “I’m a real boy!”

Well folks, as of today, I am a published writer! The lovely folks over at Burningword Literary Journal have seen fit to give two of my poems a home in their July 1 issue. I literally squealed when I opened the email. Part of my excitement comes from the fact that these two poems areContinue reading “[Insert Pinocchio voice here] “I’m a real boy!””

Five Sentence Fiction: “Betrayal”

Here’s another Five Sentence Fiction. The one-word inspiration for this week: “blades.” Betrayal Seri lowered her sword, glaring at Rian with eyes hard as onyx. “Why would you even think about working for that monster?” He smirked. “Mainly because I’m bored, but also just to see that look on your face.” Seri, heart throbbing inContinue reading “Five Sentence Fiction: “Betrayal””

Six Sentences Prompt

I was given the prompt to write a story in six sentences or less. Here is my attempt. The girl grew up on the “west” side of town. The average middle-class white kid either thought he was the reincarnation of Jack Kerouac or a bullet-addled thug; his parents thought themselves the only people who hadContinue reading “Six Sentences Prompt”

What does my writing sound like?

Someone asked me once what kind of music I listen to while I write. I was rather at a loss for words. It’s not that I don’t know what kind of music I find in my earbuds on a consistent basis. It’s that I didn’t know how this person would react when I said thatContinue reading “What does my writing sound like?”