“It isna done o’ turnip, ‘n more’s the pity; for I ne’er saw a banshee what didna skive off at the sight of a proper-carved turnip light,” Mam says. Ol’ Maudy clears her gommed throat. “No banshees here, Lottie MacReid. They canna cross the Cold Spill twixt this land ‘n the Old Country. ‘Tis phantom… More Short Story: Jasper and the Sin-eater
Here’s a little short story I wrote, which I hope will get you into the spirit of Halloween. Enjoy! Burial “Hold this,” Grandpa says, passing me a coil of rope. I hoist it over my shoulder, and he kneels down to set the trap. “Used to be a trap weren’t nothin’ more than a little… More Short Story: Burial
I’m over on Bystander Magazine’s website, today, sharing an essay I wrote on irony in novels. Come on over and say, “hello!”
English writer and philosopher Aldous Huxley once wrote, “Marble, I perceive, covers a multitude of sins.” A tongue-in-cheek statement, for sure, but one that got me thinking about how a person might gussy-up their writing in the hopes that no one will notice its flaws. In my own writing, I tend to over-describe, which interferes… More Got any marble?
I have a couple of articles up on the Bystander Magazine website! I’d love to hear what you think about them. You can check ’em out here and here. Thanks!
a review of Kersten Campbell’s new book, DON’T PUT LIPSTICK ON THE CAT… More Book Review: Don’t Put Lipstick on the Cat, by Kersten Campbell
I’m over at Bystander Magazine today, sharing some of my favorite books about belief. Come on over, and let me know if you’ve read any of these books or if you have other book recommendations for me!