Happy Monday, and welcome to a brand new week with brand new stories! This week on the blog will be a STORY BLAST, where I'm posting nothing but stories. Just how many are there? You'll have to wait and see! For now, here's the first story for this week. . . . Fog No. 12/100 100-word … Continue reading Welcome to STORY BLAST week!
No. 10/100 100-word short stories for my 100 follower celebration! I was suddenly glad that I hadn't cut my hair that morning as sweat trickled down the side of my face from my temple. The hunter’s gaze was unrelenting, but I swore to myself that I wouldn’t look away. “I told you,” I said, trying to … Continue reading Forked Tongue
No. 9/100 100-word short stories for my 100 follower celebration! Happy Memorial Day! I knew what the mechanic would say before the words were out of her mouth. The slightly apologetic tilt of the eyebrows, the reservation in the eyes, the uncomfortable shifting of the arms… I’d seen it all too many times. “I’m sorry, she’s … Continue reading Goner
No. 8/100 100-word short stories for my 100 follower celebration! It sat there, crumpled and tattered, all that was left of Sean’s childhood. The sight of the plush dinosaur, once vibrant blue but now faded with time, made Sean’s senses experience history anew: the smell of fresh cinnamon rolls in the morning, the sunset over the … Continue reading Lost
No. 7/100 100-word short stories for my 100 follower celebration! Barren. The wasteland before Hassanah was devoid of life, and yet, the land seem to mimic life, as if searching for what it had once possessed. The wind shaped the sand dunes, bending their shapes to its will. Sand flew, carried on the wind, searching for … Continue reading Return
No. 6/100 100-word short stories for my 100 follower celebration! It took the span of six heartbeats for Ezra to make the right decision. When he finally made up his mind, he suppressed a sigh and reached toward Mother Maya, grabbing the twitching cleaning droid from her hands. “Here,” he said gently, “let me take a … Continue reading For Goodness’ Sake
No. 5/100 100-word short stories for my 100 follower celebration! (And May the Fourth be with you.) The question echoed down grey corridors, bouncing against the soulless stone walls that had watched over the castle for eternity. But perhaps not for much longer. It was whispered by the slaves toiling in the fields, the servants running … Continue reading How Long?
Later today, I'm revealing a rough draft of the cover art for my next book to newsletter subscribers! Make sure to read below the story to find out how to subscribe so you don't miss a thing about what's coming up! No. 4/100 100-word short stories for my 100 follower celebration! She stares across a … Continue reading The Conqueror
No. 2/100 100-word short stories for my 100 follower celebration - and remember to follow my journey as I rewrite my YA novel for traditional publication! Cynthia scoured the fields for hours, searching for a simple flower. The area was surely beautiful as it was, covered in nothing but short, soft grass rolling over gentle hills, like … Continue reading The Flower
Remember to follow my journey as I rewrite my YA novel for traditional publication! You voted, and now here’s the result: my 100 follower celebration will be in the form of 100 100-word stories over the course of a year! They won’t be consistent; you may see 5 stories one week and only 2 the … Continue reading Forsaken