The Green Children of Woolpit

I first heard about the Green Children of Woolpit, England  while watching a UFO conspiracy show. The expert theorized, of course, that the children had come from another planet. But after reading the “historical account” for myself, I learned their origins were decidedly terrestrial, stemming from a middle earth philosophy. Then and there, I knew I had…

The Post-NaNoWriMo Freak-Out

“The End” you type with satisfaction. You sit back in your chair at Starbucks, glowing with the pride of completion. You’ve just finished a literary marathon, and for that, you are a god. SACRAMENTAL SCREAM (working title) is destined to be a classic. You order a second latte and a scone. Why not? You’ve earned it, baby. The next…

Writing is a Pain in the Neck (Literally)

I have been quiet lately, more quiet than usual. No, I didn’t drop off the face of the earth. Instead, I woke up about a month and a half ago with excruciating neck and shoulder pain. I could barely get out of bed, and when I did, walking became a lesson in torture. My neck…

Free Cattarina Short Story!

UPDATE FEB 2015: Since “To the River” is now perma-free on Amazon (hooray!), this offer is now closed. However, I would still love for you to sign up for my newsletter. I send updates about quarterly and sometimes give people free ARCs for review, etc. In order to gather more subscribers for my email list, I’m giving…