Picture Perfect : A Christmas Short Story

The doorbell rang at the worst possible time. The kids were having their usual dinner time meltdown, the casserole was burning in the oven, and Mark still wasn’t home from work. With everything Ellen had to do to get ready for tomorrow, she really needed Mark’s help tonight. She yanked open the oven and pulled … Continue reading Picture Perfect : A Christmas Short Story

Haiku Challenge #Ronovan Writes

It has been a while since I've participated in #RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Poetry Challenge, or any challenge for that matter, but here I am. This week the prompt words are Web and Weave. Please be sure to stop by Ronovan's Blog and visit the comment section for links to the other poets and bloggers participating … Continue reading Haiku Challenge #Ronovan Writes

Free Books in July

Check out the Annual Smashwords July Summer Sale, where many books are heavily discounted or even free. Below is a list of my participating books: The Essential Self-Publishing GuideFree - https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/1091516 The Seance (Dark Summons Book 1) Free - https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/382513 The Coven (Dark Summons Book 2) 50% off (only $1.49) - https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/1091502 The Novelist Free … Continue reading Free Books in July

Is Love Enough?

On the verge of making their engagement official, Zach and Claudia must face down their greatest adversaries – his family. Zach and Claudia have always believed their love for each other could overcome any obstacle, but when Zach’s teenage children come for a summer visit, an unforeseen challenge threatens to destroy their love and everything … Continue reading Is Love Enough?

Last Call for Poems

Okay, so I haven’t written anything here for a long time, but my mother Bonnie Mutchler passed away recently. That’s the subject for another blog, but anyway our friend and fellow poet DM Yates came up with the idea of doing a memorial poetry collection for her, and publishing it for free on Smashwords (who will then distribute it to Apple, B&N, etc.) I’m not going to pretend I have a name for this bad boy yet, so if you have any title ides let me know.

Also, I’m still looking for poems to include. They can be about anything: something fun and lighthearted, and epic story poem, a love story, whatever you want. The only limitations are that 1) you have to have the rights to it (aka if it is published somewhere else, you can’t have an exclusive contract with them) and 2) no politics or social…

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