FF: M is for Maze

CLICK ON THE FROG TO JOIN THE FUN find me here. I’m trapped in a maze. Every turn, every path takes me to the center, where memory, like a ghost haunts me. There’s a swinging bench by an old stone well. I hold one last quarter in my hand. The tinkle of bells rides like […]

I is for Island

They’re not exactly a traditional couple. She lives on a deserted island in the middle of the western sea. He’s a boat that takes passengers here and there, wherever they want to go. Every few months, he docks on her shore empty of passengers. Nine passionate, exhausting days later, he leaves. Each time, he carries […]

IWSG: Write What You LOVE

This is the first Wednesday of the month, and that means IWSG Day, the day when all of us insecure writers get together and talk about writing. Thanks to this month’s co-hosts: Sarah – The Faux Fountain Pen Jacqui Murray, Chemist Ken, Victoria Marie Lees, Natalie Aguirre, and JQ Rose! March 3 (optional) question – Everyone has a favorite genre or […]

Friday Fictioneers: Maiden’s Lament

  get the InLinkz code This is my submission for Friday Fictioneers, a weekly blog hop where we all write stories of about 100 words (this one is slightly under – yay) in response to a prompt. To join in and to see more stories, click the blue froggy! Maiden’s Lament I never look back […]

Release Day: Trouble By Any Other Name

Lori MacLaughlin, author of Lady, Thy Name is Trouble, is releasing her sequel novel Trouble By Any Other Name today May 23rd. Congrats Lori! Trouble By Any Other Name Tara Triannon is no stranger to trouble. She’s yet to find an enemy her skill with a sword couldn’t dispatch. But how can she fight one […]

Think About It

Yeah, I was paying attention. I know what you’re planning to do and have a pretty good idea why. I’d like to say something like “good luck” and “see you when you get back.” I’d even like to try again to talk you out of this. Instead, I just want to point out – one […]

Entryway & Happy IWSG Day!

Entryway 5000 people a year. Every spring a crowd would gather on the muddy cobblestone street where the pale gray door sat waiting to open. Some brought whole families, and some brought hope. For exactly 5000 people a year, the door would creak silently open and they, and only they, could see it happen. No […]

G – Goddess Only Knows

My entry for the A-Z Challenge, for the letter G, a flash fiction story: Goddess Only Knows Long ago, in times past telling, five solitary flowers bloomed. Every year, devotees of the Sacred Goddess braved the heart of the Great Garden, coming to visit these blooms, to seek their wisdom. Each flower had its own […]

New Release: Lady, Thy Name is Trouble

Congrats to Lori, on her debut release of Lady Thy Name is Trouble, a sword & sorcery epic. Trouble is Tara Triannon’s middle name. As swords for hire, Tara and her sister Laraina thrive on the danger. But a surprise invasion throws them into chaos… and trouble on a whole new level. Pursued by the […]