Writing “The Salt Pool”

I'm delighted to introduce my short story, "The Salt Pool." The story is this weekend's Saturday Tale in the online fairy tale magazine, Enchanted Conversation Magazine. I am a huge fan of the website, and honored to be featured! Stories with mythic and fairy tale origins are my very favorite to read and write, and nowhere… Continue reading Writing “The Salt Pool”

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The Multiple Drafts of Revision

This post is for you writers in the trenches, learning as you go just like I am. Maybe you've discovered a completely different revising process that works beautifully for you. If so, please share! The following advice is all based on what I've gleaned on my journey. As I gear up for a revision, I tend… Continue reading The Multiple Drafts of Revision

May is for Short Stories!

This month just happens to be National Short Story Month, and I just happen to be on a short story-writing kick! I am working on my third story this month, and am starting to wonder where this energy goes during the, er,  regular months. As I usually work on longer manuscripts, I find short stories… Continue reading May is for Short Stories!