“T’was the Nightmare Before Christmas”

“T’was the Nightmare Before Christmas”

Stalking my ex on Christmas Eve was a bad idea. Even I could see that. First, there was that nasty restraining order I’d be breaking, but mainly because I’m supposed to be “moving on.” Or so my therapist, and yeah, maybe everyone else in my life keeps saying. Still, I...
What Is Flash Fiction?

What Is Flash Fiction?

Whether you already love flash fiction or are new to the genre, the stories in “Tender Cuts” exemplify all these important elements. This holiday season gift yourself or a friend with a copy. Buy from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or support indie booksellers with a...
Craft Matters: Imagery Versus Description

Craft Matters: Imagery Versus Description

We’ve all heard it ad nausem: “Show don’t tell.” That is especially true for microfiction, where imagery has to do the heavy lifting. And the more specific the imagery, the more likely your reader is to be drawn into your story and come away wanting more.  ...

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