Wednesday, May 31, 2023 Welcome to my sanctuary in the fictional town called Atonement. I have two novels and a small collection of short stories set in this town. Doors afficionados might not have visited this place yet, but I hope you will for this “short story.” It’s actually an episode of my blog serial. … More Atonement in Zugzwang, Episode 13. #ThursdayDoors Writing Challenge — Old Green Eyes
Saturday, May 27, 2023 Welcome back to Atonement, TN. Today we are joined by Rebecca Budd, who has been a wonderful source of encouragement. On Wednesday I shared a link to a podcast we did together. I was honored to be interviewed. She has quite a number of blogs including Tea, Toast & Trivia, and … More Weekend Serial — Atonement in Zugzwang: Episode 12 — Featuring Rebecca Budd
Thursday, May 25, 2023 Hello, all. I usually keep it to two posts a week, but yesterday I couldn’t resist sharing my visit with Rebecca Budd. Also, until a little while ago, I didn’t think I would have another short story for Dan Antion’s Thursday Doors Writing Challenge. However, something about a fierce looking metal … More #ThursdayDoors Writing Challenge — Number What?
Wednesday, May 24, 2023 Yesterday, the marvelous Rebecca Budd and I had a tea party at one of her blogs. The party is still going. So, click over and join us for a fun discussion. You’ll hear a brief reading from Rebecca along with the podcast discussion about writing in series and serial forms, with … More Join me at Tea, Toast, & Trivia with Rebecca Budd
Saturday, May 20, 2023 Hello, all. Thanks for coming back for part 2 of Episode 11 of Atonement in Zugzwang. As you’ll recall, Jennie Fitzkee from A Teacher’s Reflections provided this episode’s three things. In part-1 the only thing I used was Nancy Drew book. Today I’m using emerald, and grandfather clock. Jennie recently had an in-person … More Weekend Serial — Atonement in Zugzwang: Episode 11 part-2 — Featuring Jennie Fitzkee & Dan the Tool Man
Wednesday, May 17, 2023 Hello, all. I hope your week has been good so far. Today, I have another short story for Dan Antion’s Thursday Doors Writing Challenge. This time I used one of the images I submitted as inspiration to other writers. The mood of my background music is nothing like my story, but … More Wednesday Writing & #ThursdayDoors Writing Challenge — It’s My Job
Saturday, May 13, 2023 Welcome back to my sanctuary in the very strange little town called Atonement. It’s a relief to be here with all of you. I admit that my “stuff” has made coping with an unpleasant neighbor situation even more difficult. Unfortunately, I haven’t been able to write (or anything else for that … More Weekend Serial — Atonement in Zugzwang: Episode 11 part-1 — Featuring Jennie Fitzkee
Wednesday, May 10, 2023 Welcome everyone. I have another short story for Dan Antion’s Thursday Doors Writing Challenge. This one is very short. Also, since it’s Get Caught Reading Month, I’m including a link to a free Victorian novel at the end. Thursday Doors followers were asked to submit “doors” images to inspire writers, and … More Wednesday Writing & #ThursdayDoors Writing Challenge — Come to My Window
Saturday, May 6, 2023 Welcome back, everyone. Three is certainly my number today. As you know, this is one of my “three things” style pantser serials. So of course, there are three random reader things driving the story. Beyond the three random reader things, I’ve tied this post to three other types of things. First … More Weekend Serial — Atonement in Zugzwang: Episode 10, & Doors Writing Challenge & the Kitten is Named!
Wednesday, May 1, 2023 Welcome everyone. It’s Get Caught Reading Month, which is all about reading books and raising awareness regarding the advantages of indulging in literature. Get Caught Reading is year-round for children, but during the month of May it encourages people of all ages to read. As many of you know, May is … More Get Caught Reading Month & #ThursdayDoors Writing Challenge — Story-1