They gazed at the blank wall where Bridgton’s exhibit had been. “Can you imagine,” Johnny said, “what the art looked like? I mean, how the hell did he do it?” Noelle leaned into him. “Did he really paint with her blood?” she asked quietly. “I heard he used her blood.” He gasped involuntarily, and then… Continue reading Excerpt: Masterpieces
It's out, folks! You can order it from Plaidswede Publishing here. My first stab (pun intended, ha ha) at a pulp-fiction-y kind of thing. ;D It's gratifying to stretch beyond the usual.
You guys! I'm so excited and honored that my short story will be included in the third series of pulp fiction anthologies, Murder Ink 3, due for publication in February, 2018. Check out the link below to read about Murder Ink 2, which came out last year. http://www.nhbooksellers.com/_p/prd1/4599476861/product/murder-ink-2 I am not in the habit of… Continue reading Murder Ink 3
Here's another excerpt - first draft again - from When Georgia Fell. For your enjoyment (she said hopefully). “Bridget O’Shea.” The woman in the gray dress and platinum pumps leaned languorously among the spools and scissors, left hip skimming forward. Bridger knew the woman from somewhere, but couldn’t quite place it. And she sensed… Continue reading excerpt 2 – when georgia fell
This is a scene toward the end of the book, so it's way out of order - and it's really first-drafty. But it asked to be written, so I obliged. I just wanted to share it with you. 😀 I opened the bottle, and pills spilled all over the floor in front of me, between… Continue reading excerpt from “when georgia fell”
Guys! I also like to take pictures. Close-up ones. Really close. Really very close. For example, here's a cabbage, for your enjoyment.
Although not exactly months and months old (as in years ago), I haven't yet read Maria Semple's newest novel, "Today Will Be Different." I am very much looking forward to doing so. Here's what Lauren Groff has to say: “I had the uncanny feeling, while reading Today Will Be Different, that Maria Semple had somehow… Continue reading today will be different