Wednesday’s A Moment…

Every year, my baseline seems to slip a little lower. I fight it full throttle, no excuses, no mercy. I remember a young man I had as a patient. He had cancer. He was dying. He was in love. They tried everything. Nothing was too strange. Nothing was off the table. Every minute was precious … Continue reading Wednesday’s A Moment…

Saturday Storytime – Jackie, Jackie

Writing is a bit like painting for me. I layer one idea over another, a dollop of more detail here, a swirl of emotion there. There's a lot of re-reading and asking, "why?". This first draft doesn't have those layers, so it may feel like an overheard conversation or a brush of bird's wings. It's … Continue reading Saturday Storytime – Jackie, Jackie

Saturday Storytime – A Decision Too Late

This story is an exercise in having fun with first drafts, stretching boundaries and creativity, and giving back to my readers. If you like what you read, leave a comment or consider my Patreon. Thank you. For those needing to catch up, here's the Table of Contents. A Decision Too Late Mistress Nora was eating … Continue reading Saturday Storytime – A Decision Too Late

Saturday Storytime – Rags and Rhymes

Happy Saturday! If you need to catch up, go here. Rags and Rhymes Rags and Rhymes smelled like sex. There was no nice way to say it, so no one mentioned it, but everyone thought it. Jackie didn’t mind. It was one more potential thrill to light up her senses, and tonight she could use … Continue reading Saturday Storytime – Rags and Rhymes

Miscon 31 – The Ascension, Part One

Last year, I felt I was given permission to write what I wanted. I didn’t have to be the next Virginia Woolf or Jane Austen. Fantasy was fabulous. Science fiction was valuable. So, I went home and wrote Ferals & Blights. I entered the Writers of the Future contest and won a Silver Honorable Mention. … Continue reading Miscon 31 – The Ascension, Part One

Interview with Tonya Moore

There's a new SF&F community online, and Tonya is the founder and developer - she's also an author and reader. If you're looking for a place to chat, post stories, find critique partners, or just mess about, SpecFics is the place. Tonya R. Moore is a Jamaican writer of speculative fiction–short stories, web serials, and … Continue reading Interview with Tonya Moore