This was the nicest rejection letter I think I've ever received. ************** Dear Thomas, Although your story didn't win The Screw Turn Flash Fiction Competition, I wanted to let you know that I enjoyed it. I thought your young characters were very believable. And the ending was sweet . . . a nice change-up from … Continue reading Nicest Rejection Letter Ever!
Started a new short story (or at least that's my plan). It was a dark and stormy night. No, really, it was. A midsummer front had scraped across the Isle of Skye and moved into the highlands along with a blistery, rain-sharpened wind that couldn’t make up its mind which way it wanted to blow. It … Continue reading Liar’s Club, First Three Paragraphs
I've just completed the first draft on a short story. I'm going to take Stephen King's advice and let it stew for a few weeks before I polish. This story will end up in Caeruleo Lunaris. Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent Angela Hollingsworth is tracking a serial child killer when he disappears in Redstick, … Continue reading Redstick, Texas
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