[short fiction] The Cupbearer (Plus a Quick Update & a Spooky Image)

It's amazing what can happen in the span of six weeks. In the past three days alone, I've seen family I hadn't seen in years, watched my sister get married, survived two hours in 4-inch heels, shouted an f-bomb at some poor person on the other end of an accidental dial, mourned the murder of … Continue reading [short fiction] The Cupbearer (Plus a Quick Update & a Spooky Image)

May by the Numbers (Plus Re-Entry Into Responsible-ish Adulthood)

Despite May having suddenly appeared out of nowhere, I'm feeling much less manic than I was at the beginning of last month.  But I am still neurotic and like numbers, so, here's... May by the Numbers Number of scripts sent out into the world on Sunday: 3 Hours worked at the day job in April: 144 … Continue reading May by the Numbers (Plus Re-Entry Into Responsible-ish Adulthood)

Random Thoughts on a Windy Day

I just saw a bolt of lightning in the distance and silently squealed with kid-like delight. I love storms, at least the kind where they're just a little scary like a good rollercoaster or a solid horror film rather than the sort where they threaten lives or to blow away childhood homes. There's a storm … Continue reading Random Thoughts on a Windy Day

The #JanPhotoaDay Challenge — And Why Photo Challenges Are Good for Writers

From time to time on Pinterest, I stumble across a daily photo challenge that piques my interest. In January, I finally decided to take the plunge and participate using fat mum slim's prompts as my template. The keys for me to doing a challenge like this are 1) sharing, 2) allowing yourself to catch up, … Continue reading The #JanPhotoaDay Challenge — And Why Photo Challenges Are Good for Writers