Flash Fiction Friday: The Last Flamingo Trainer

It was two o'clock on a Friday afternoon, when the flamingo trainer presented his card. He was a stout, little man with oil-slick hair and a dark woolen suit. "You may inform your master that Mr. Frederico Ardovini is here," he announced grandly. "The Greatest Flamingo Trainer in the world!" The old man who opened... Continue Reading →

Flash Fiction Friday: The Bone Collector

The girl wakes every morning long before the sun rises. She is eleven years old, or perhaps twelve. Birthdays are for other people. People with parents and sisters and brothers. She sees them sometimes on the edges, walking hand-in-hand, laughing or talking or crying. The girl never laughs, and she never speaks unless to whisper... Continue Reading →

From the Desktop: Writing Update 3/20/2017

Hello all! Another week done and we're nearing the end of March. Time flies for better or for worse. For a number of reasons, this week was not as productive as last. One scene in particular proved irritatingly stubborn, and another day was largely spent brainstorming and reorganizing. But I managed to finish the week... Continue Reading →

From the Desktop: Writing Update 3/6/2017

Hello everyone! Hope you had a good week! And I hope it was warmer than mine. Seasonably appropriate temperatures feel colder when the rest of the winter is unusually warm. Global warming! This week, despite one day where I barely managed 100 words, I wrote a grand total of 5714 words. Which is the most I've managed... Continue Reading →

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