I Hate Family Secrets

I was ten years old when I found out my sister existed. I was forty before I knew her name. For the most part, mom raised me by herself.  She was a good woman, very practical. She worked hard, put my needs first and didn’t shelter me about how the world really worked. Education was … [Read more…]

Hot Pages. Cool Deal.

Angel’s Awakening  is on sale for the month of August. Get awakened for 99 cents! Another glass-rattling shake forced the bar’s patrons to look up from their booze, gambling, and other activities. A tingle of fear snaked down her spine. Outside. She had to get outside right now. She slipped out of her chair and … [Read more…]

Paying Lipservice to Diversity

I promised myself I wasn’t gonna be one of those people. I’m gonna be one of those people. It started out harmlessly enough. It’s PitchWars time again and even though I don’t have a MS to submit, I’m interested in which mentors would be a good fit for my style. Out of thirty or so … [Read more…]