The word "vacation" means something different to me now than it did even just a few months ago. A few months ago, back before everything changed, the main "vacation" I was thinking about was my honeymoon. The original plan was to go to Iceland, as Steven has several acquaintances there (met, as all of our … Continue reading “Vacation”
If you remember, when I first started this blog I was in my second semester of graduate school and was working my way through Ulysses by James Joyce while trying to get a handle on everything I needed to do for my thesis. This was back in 2017 (but it seems like a lifetime ago). I … Continue reading Writer’s Block
...again! I'm sure you all remember last year, where I submitted my short story "Darkest After Dawn" to Z Publishing House, after they found a short story of mine on Montevallo's website and sent me an invitation to submit. Well, they sent me another invitation this year, to submit to the America's Emerging Deep South … Continue reading I’m Published!
We're taking a break from Recipe Review Wednesday to bring you this important news bulletin. I don't know if you keep up with the news or anything (trust me, there are many days where I wish I didn't read the news), but a few days ago Forbes published an op-ed by someone who claimed that … Continue reading A Response to Forbes’ Misinformed Library Article
Hello everyone! I have some incredibly exciting news for you today. My first published short story will be collected with an anthology published by Z Publishing House in August, in a collection called Alabama's Emerging Fiction Writers. You can preorder a copy of the book here! I want everyone to know that this is my very … Continue reading My First Published Short Story!
Have you ever read The Tell-Tale Heart, by Edgar Allan Poe? You know, the one where the guy kills his boss, hides the body under the floorboards, and then goes insane because he thinks he hears the beating of his boss's heart from underneath everything? I'm beginning to sympathize with him. Not because I've murdered anyone, … Continue reading Daily Prompt: Noise
Do you ever get that feeling where you can feel your soul disconnect from your body and you ascend to that distant astral plane of the universe where you are able to scream for an eternity without anybody hearing you, and then your soul floats itself down and you re-enter your body so you can … Continue reading One-Word Prompt: Astral