Posts Categorized: Writing

Monsters in the Dark

For my flash spooky story, I decided to expand the short snippet I had written at Realm Makers during Wayne Thomas Batson’s session on creating suspense. He told us we had to use the names “Biff” and “Zelda”… so I kept them. Here you go!   Biff held the knife in his trembling hand, the… Read more »

Word Poem

First of all, last week’s giveaway ended and I want to extend many congratulations to SARAH for winning a paperback copy of Because… Anonymous by Diana Sharples! Now, on to today’s post… One of the fun things about being a home-school mom is that sometimes I get to “tag along” on my children’s creative writing… Read more »

Know the Novel Blog Link-Up

My dear blogging friend, Christine, is starting up a new writing-related blog linkup!!! So of COURSE I had to participate! If I’m writing a blog post ABOUT my WIP, that counts as working on my WIP… right? Like Beautiful Books, this will be a 3-part linkup series, one for each of these last three months… Read more »

Spooky Story Challenge 2018 Link-Up

It’s time for another annual Spooky Story challenge link-up!! Just a quick reminder of the rules: Rule the Most Important…. HAVE FUN! Rule the Next Most Important…. as this is a “Spooky Story” Challenge and set in October, your story should be at least slightly spooky. Rule of Slightly Less Importance…. this year’s challenge is FLASH… Read more »