Dancing

“Sigh,” the Scagie said to herself. She really didn’t know what she was doing, or why she even bothered coming to the Ball. Sure it was one of two times a year that the ball was open, and it was supposed to be open to all of Fairy kind, but when she talked about it…

WindMills

“Creepy,” Sarah said as she shivered upon coming up and over the hill top. Matt knew it wasn’t about the air, or the cold. They were on foot, still a novelty but tiring, more so than if they had flied. Sarah was bundled up in her long pink coat and hat, each with some matching…

Coming out the Dragon

“ahh, Mom why can’t I go shopping with you?” Matt whined. “Because, ” Mrs. Fiero began, “you haven’t been practicing. When you can do this…” Mrs. Fiero shook out her red hair and the glow started at the top of her head, Matt didn’t, couldn’t look away. “then you can go shopping with me.” Mrs….

OMG what a ride

December, January has been a ride. I’ve been working my butt off on two projects that I ended up saying I could do.. only to learn afterwards about the dead lines. That’s Right DeadLines oh how I love the sound they make when whooshing by. 67k words done and handed in on time for the…

OMG, I’m going to a workshop!

Specifically,  http://www.futurescapes.ink/ in April. Hell yes. I wasn’t even going to apply, but the wife pushed me to. What can I say but thanks Hun! Sometimes the support, or the kick in the butt is all it takes.

Conferences, Retreats, and more

Recently one of the wonderful author/writing teachers that I interact with offered a 6 month ‘Write a Book with Me” online retreat — for 2k USD. Another writer/editor was offering a ‘How to Self Edit” online conference — for 1.2k USD To go to Worldcon78 in San Jose, 3.5 – 4 days of exposure to…

M.t.Saint Intro

M.t.Saint’s first work is that of Mimosa’s Ice.  You can find it on Kindle Worlds as part of the Plundered Chronicles of LGBTQ+ pirate stories. Mimosa’s Ice on Kindle Worlds As Captain of the pirate ship Malice, Grace O’Malley Mimosa is heir to not only the name and looks of her pirate ancestor, but to…

Michael Stephens Intro

Michael writes fantasy and Sci-Fi shorts and is working on a novel or two or three as the mood and time strike. His first published short appeared in Misque Press’s “Hero & Heroine 3″ Available on Amazon Misque Press also bought a second short, “Partners” to be published in a later anthology.