Title Forthcoming – Part 1

It was a dark and stormy night… A sausage-fingered fist slammed down on the typewriter. “By the Gods, that’s no way to start a story. It’s beyond cliché. As he sat staring at the blank with the lone sentence staring back at him, mocking him with its triteness. He sat deep in thought, while beating […]

The Sycamore Psychopomp – Part 3

  Aaryn sat straight up in bed, suddenly wide awake and listening intently to the silence. Something had woken him but he had no idea what. Then, he heard the three knocks on the end of the house. Ever since he was a kid, he had known what that sound meant. Someone close to the […]

The Minnesota Murders series

The series will still be getting worked on but due to the space constraints of the flash fiction group I’m a part of, it’s very difficult to get a murder’s details, a glimpse into the mind of the murderer, and weave in some plot into c. 1000 words every week. I’m going to turn it […]

Back in the comfy chair!

Sorry about the unexplained gaps in posting new content. I’m an author but first and foremost, I am human and have a chronic debilitating disease that is often invisible.  I have secondary progressive multiple sclerosis. The last couple of years have been really difficult for me and with a having had a high stress job. […]

The Minnesota Murders – Part 1

  [Author note: Sorry for the 1/2 post this week.  My computer crashed and with this being the first entry in the series, it wasn’t backed up yet. –JRL] Every news station in the Twin Cities was leading with the story the horrific discovery of a burning body in Black Dog park in Burnsville. The […]

AAAAARGH!!! – Status of The Minnesota Murders – Part 1

Okay, so if you seeing this,  you have likely followed the Wednesday Briefs link for the first installment of “The Minnesota Murders”. Thank you for your interest.  However, it appears that my iMac did NOT want you to read it…or it was motivated by what I had written and murdered the document itself. More accurately, […]

Back to the keyboard

Well, well, well…. I’m finally writing again! I’ve left my day job due to health related reasons and taking a break from working for a couple of weeks to make sure my health is stable. The upside, I have time to write. This week will start a new series, “The Minnesota Murders”. As time allows, […]

*Dusts off the Interwebs*

Howdy!  I’m not physically dead yet, just exhausted all the time from my multiple sclerosis, migraines, and work. I’ve had lots of intentions of getting back to writing but it wasn’t until the last couple of weeks that that creativity finally started to move again. I’m going to pick up “Tales of the Cabin” and […]