I love a dude with a problem

I hope you're not expecting some sort of romantic confessional from that headline! I'm talking genre, not actual dudes. I recently re-read Stephen King's Misery because I've been listening to Save the Cat Writes a Novel by Jessica Brody, and Misery is used as an example of the "dude with a problem" sub-genre she describes … Continue reading I love a dude with a problem

Icing on the publication cake

My first short story to be published in an anthology is now out in the world! I know it's not the greatest achievement a writer can aspire to, but it's a significant milestone for me. The book launch was SUCH FUN. Some dear friends and family members came to support me, which I am deeply … Continue reading Icing on the publication cake

PR, darling, PR

I was up at the crack of dawn* today for a photo shoot with the number one newspaper in the state**. Such is a the life of an Amazon Best Selling Author***. The funny thing about aspiring to be a writer is you can't possibly just write. You have to be your own researcher, editor, … Continue reading PR, darling, PR

Sneaky Peak Saturday

To give you a taste of the diversity of authors and stories in Elemental, the anthology I have coming out at the end of July, check out this post from Neen Cohen, another member of our group who joined after we started the current anthology. Neen’s been doing a champion effort of profiling the authors in the book.


Elemental, The Springfield Writers group anthology, will be getting released at the end of next month. I cannot wait! It is such a wonderful collection of 16 short stories, told from 16 different writers who have each taken one of the elements of nature and created masterpieces.

Today I have a little sneak peak for you all from some of the amazing stories featured in this wonderful Anthology.

D.A. Kelly’s short story The Jig’s Backdoor is one of the Earth stories in the anthology. You can read the interview here for more details about this brilliant story.


Finding Elliot Finch is a short Story Written by Ted Johnson. Written for the anthology it is featured as one of the Air contributions. His interview for the anthology can be found here.


Nicola Buzan has contributed her short story Swept to be feature as one of the brilliant Water short stories for…

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