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It’s Friday, December 6 — and that means it’s time for my “Tis More Blessed” giveaway! Milo Fowler has organized a giveaway campaign that includes 40+ authors and every Friday in December, a new batch of giveaways pops up. Chances are you are here because you already signed up to […]

‘Tis More Blessed Giveaway!


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This week marks my blog’s fourth anniversary. When I opened the website, my goals were to share all things wonderful about speculative, fantasy and science fiction — a mission I still hold to. At the same time, keeping this blog has presented me with an opportunity for growth, for realigning […]

Flash Fiction: Big Story, Small Space — or The Billionaire ...



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Author’s Note: This piece has been edited and now appears in “Angel Songs, 20 Christmas Short Stories and Poems, plus Recipes” by Dona Watson. Click here for more info. When I thought of today’s topic, a quiet scene drifted through my mind and I decided to share it with you […]

December Writing Challenge #21: Peace


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Author’s Note: This piece has been edited and now appears in “Angel Songs, 20 Christmas Short Stories and Poems, plus Recipes” by Dona Watson. Click here for more info. The precious innocence of children is an amazing thing. Sometimes it’s exactly what we need to keep us going. Thank God for […]

December Writing Challenge #20: Tree Topper


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Author’s Note: This piece has been edited and now appears in “Angel Songs, 20 Christmas Short Stories and Poems, plus Recipes” by Dona Watson. Click here for more info. I thought that today I’d try something different. Why not take the true story of how candy canes came to be and […]

December Writing Challenge #19: Candy Canes