Coffee Prompt Monday

Sorry it’s late today!  I’m sick and behind in everything 🙂 Kill the pirates on the cruise ship. Chase down the rebel books! Chocolate medication is being over prescribed. Every Monday I’ll give you a wacky prompt or three to get you over the Monday blues and back to writing after (or during! gasp) your long … More Coffee Prompt Monday

Evie Jones and the Spirit Stalker Excerpt

As Halloween nears, the spirits will rise… Evie Jones is a lawyer, not an investigator, but when a young co-ed at her new job asks for help investigating a ghostly stalker, Evie can’t say no. The spirit’s strength and the magical imbalances grow as Halloween nears and natural disasters shake the Salt Lake Valley. When … More Evie Jones and the Spirit Stalker Excerpt

WritersLife Wednesday – Plotting so you aren’t just Plodding Along

“There’s no such thing as writer’s block.  That was invented by people in California who couldn’t write.” ~ Terry Pratchett. What do you do when you’re stuck in a story, or even just trying to start one?  Since nanowrimo’s starting soon, I want to go back to an earlier post I had on plotting your … More WritersLife Wednesday – Plotting so you aren’t just Plodding Along

Coffee Prompt Monday

The candy castle is in trouble The salt’s dancing again Again? I’ll get the fire extinguisher Every Monday I’ll give you a wacky prompt or three to get you over the Monday blues and back to writing after (or during! gasp) your long day back at work.  Take the prompt and a cup of coffee and … More Coffee Prompt Monday

Evie Jones and the Magic Meltdown Is Live on Amazon

The flood water’s rising in the desert and trouble’s not far behind… While friends are helping witch Evie Jones move back to Salt Lake City from rural Utah, something’s lurking in the heavy rain. As the gas runs low, Evie’s options drop to empty. When a fear demon attacks, she must trust her friends with … More Evie Jones and the Magic Meltdown Is Live on Amazon

WritersLife Wednesday – Writer Jones and the Lost Plot

Since my series of shorts has started coming out and the titles all follow the naming convention of Something Jones and the Two or Three Word Description of the Story (because I watched Indian Jones as a kid too 🙂 I just had to share Sarah’s post today.  Everything below is from The Mad Genius Club … More WritersLife Wednesday – Writer Jones and the Lost Plot

Coffee Prompt Monday

Family reunion time – pull out the fire extinguishers Rules say can’t do this, hehe, too bad Race to climb the outside of the building Every Monday I’ll give you a wacky prompt or three to get you over the Monday blues and back to writing after (or during! gasp) your long day back at work. … More Coffee Prompt Monday

Evie Jones and the Good Luck Fundraiser’s Live on Amazon

Even her black cat can’t bring in enough luck to get her out of trouble this time… Everyone could use a little extra luck. On Friday the 13th, witches compete to gather the most with their cats. This year, Evie Jones brings a cause to her coven; a friend retaking the bar exam could use … More Evie Jones and the Good Luck Fundraiser’s Live on Amazon

In Defense of Fiction

Originally posted on madgeniusclub:
I asked Amie Gibbons for a guest post after I saw a short thing she’d written indignantly defending fiction: “Don’t tell me fiction is a waste of time. You don’t learn empathy, foster imagination or a sense of wonder, or play pretend in non fiction. Those are the realm of fiction…

We Wouldn’t Need the Bill of Rights if Everyone Agreed

No really, think about it.  We need the Constitution to set out the structure of government.  It’s basically like traffic laws in that it’s just laying out the rules so everybody can follow them and have an efficient structure.  But the Bill of Rights is completely different.  That is to lay out what the individual … More We Wouldn’t Need the Bill of Rights if Everyone Agreed

Coffee Prompt Monday

1. Won’t you dance the zombie shuffle? 2. Where have all the cowboys gone? 3. Pretty horses fly through the sky. Every Monday I’ll give you a wacky prompt or three to get you over the Monday blues and back to writing after (or during! gasp) your long day back at work.  Take the prompt and … More Coffee Prompt Monday

‘Evie Jones and the Crazy Exes’ has been Published!

And she thought her ex was evil. Witch Evie Jones would rather drown her sorrows than babysit the weekend her ex is getting married, but she promised a friend her help. The night goes from bad to worse when a zombie crashes the party and TV bingewatching turns to terror. Now she’s in for the … More ‘Evie Jones and the Crazy Exes’ has been Published!