Category Archives: Short Stories

THANK YOU! Can’t Say it Enough . . .

catsI want to thank everyone who helped promote Mirror Image and The Last Hunt. I want to thank those who downloaded them, who read them, who reviewed them, who talked about them. I hope you enjoyed both stories. They’ve been getting a lot of positive feedback and have really seemed to strike a good note with readers.

If you missed the giveaways, not to worry, both stories are available for only $0.99.

thelasthuntAnd believe me, there are more coming. I’ve really been enjoying writing these short stories and making them available.

WritingTimeI recently wrote a short non-fiction book (just 35 pages) about making time to write and finishing what you start. It, too, will be offered for free in the coming weeks. Stay tuned!

Fearless releases on May 7, a week from Tuesday. You can preorder it just about anywhere. So far, it’s getting very good reviews, some saying it’s my best book yet. I find this interesting because after all is said and done with the writing and editing of all my books I always think, This is the book that’s going to flop, that’s going to expose me as a fraud. But from what I hear from my author friends that’s a perfect normal feeling and shared by most.

FearlessCoverFearless is a wonderful story and while writing it I quickly fell in love with the characters. It has lots of suspense, mystery, intrigue, and of course a slight twist of the supernatural. I hope you’ll enjoy reading it as much as I enjoyed writing it.

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Another Giveaway: The Last Hunt FREE

thelasthuntI’m in the giving away mood!

The Last Hunt was a short story I wrote a few years ago. I recently revised it and it is now available for Kindle and for FREE for a limited time.

This story will make you think twice about ever going into the woods again.

Today through Thursday you can download THE LAST HUNT for FREE! (After that it’ll be only $0.99.)

Download it now and please help spread the word about this special offer. Share it on Facebook, Twitter, and whatever other social media venues you frequent. Thank you!

FREE Short Story . . . Tomorrow!

thelasthuntStay tuned for another short story I’m giving away.

Tomorrow, Tuesday 4/23, through Thursday 4/25 I’ll be giving away THE LAST HUNT.

This story will have you thinking twice about ever going into the woods again.

You won’t want to miss this one!

 

WINNER!! “Who Wants to Write a Short Story With Me” Contest

Winner

(Photo credit: kreg.steppe)

Wow, what a great collection of story ideas. Choosing just one was not easy and honestly it came down to about five minutes ago (as of the writing of this post at 5:45 this morning).

I’d like to say again that just because your story idea wasn’t chosen doesn’t mean it’s not any good. There were a lot of great ideas, creative, inspiring, intriguing, entertaining. Not all were appropriate for a short story, though. In fact, I was able to narrow the field pretty quickly by eliminating the concepts that would require much more than 10,000 words.

There were several that really caught my imagination. Some were surprisingly simple but sometimes it’s the most simple things that make the greatest impact.

Please, if you submitted a story idea and you’re interesting in writing or you are a writer . . . pursue it. Don’t wait. Make the time. Get help if you need it. But do something with it. You have an idea, a concept, a starting point, now go for it!

Okay, not to drag this on too much . . . here is the winner of the second “Who Wants to Write a Short Story With Me” contest:

CATHY GROOVER: I have always wanted to write, but fear kept me from doing so.

Congratulations, Cathy!

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