Nightmare in the stars

STAR CHILD “Step away from the child.” “Why do you worry about these inferior creatures?” “Step away. I will not say it again.” Claws and fangs tore flesh, blood bathed the walls. Hot sticky drops flew from the wounds of the monstrous shapes looming over him and hit his face. He woke up, panting, sittingContinue reading “Nightmare in the stars”

PRIMARY COLORS

A TALE IN BLACK AND WHITE The flash of lightning illuminated the rain-drenched gray stones of the castle walls. The deep rolling thunder shook his bones soon after. He ran a trembling hand over his brow. Sweat and rain mixed with the dirt and mud covering him. The high wall’s stones suffered the elements forContinue reading “PRIMARY COLORS”

Stellar Gift

This short story was inspired by a thought provoking meditative artwork by @SiriOpli. I hope you enjoy it, although, I did not do justice t the haunting image she created. Humankind was on the brink of extinction. Disease ravaged countries, rich and poor alike. The most industrialized and developed countries devised cures and vaccines. However,Continue reading “Stellar Gift”

Writer’s legal issues Part 5

Bad reviews and trolls Hi and welcome back to my blog. If it’s your first time here, I hope you enjoy the post and consider visiting every week. We are finally here, The fifth installment of the series of posts regarding the legal problems, tasks, and tribulations all writers and, particularly, authors, face. The veryContinue reading “Writer’s legal issues Part 5”

Writer’s legal issues, Part 4

The legal plight of authors A five-part series of NOT legal advice by somebody who is confused Part 4 BOOK PRICING AND ROYALTIES Hi and welcome back to my blog. If it’s your first time here, I hope you enjoy the post and consider visiting every week. If you’ve hung on this long, you knowContinue reading “Writer’s legal issues, Part 4”

Writer’s legal issues, part 3

The legal plight of authors A five-part series of NOT legal advice by somebody who is confused Part 3 BECOMING A PUBLISHER Hi and welcome back to my blog. If it’s your first time here, I hope you enjoy the post and consider visiting every week. As you know by now, this is the thirdContinue reading “Writer’s legal issues, part 3”

Writer’s legal issues, part 2

The legal plight of authors A five-part series of NOT legal advice by somebody who is confused Part 2 COPYRIGHT Hi and welcome back to my blog. If it’s your first time here, I hope you enjoy the post and consider visiting every week. As you can read above, this is the second installment ofContinue reading “Writer’s legal issues, part 2”

Writer’s legal issues

The legal plight of authors A five-part series of NOT legal advice by somebody who is confused Part 1 ISBN Hi and welcome back to my blog. If it’s your first time here, I hope you enjoy the post and consider visiting every week. As you can read above, I’m embarking on a series ofContinue reading “Writer’s legal issues”

WORD COUNT

WORD COUNT. Like that, in all capital letters. It is a very important concept to grasp in our writing journey. There are several reasons for this. I’ll start by the least sexy of them. No, it does not have to do with the genre. It does not have to do with the cost of editingContinue reading “WORD COUNT”