• The Family You Choose

    This is a writing prompt a friend posted from The Ugly Side of Tumblr on Facebook. I ran with it below the image. Of course I bring the girl home. I’ve only got one last soft spot in my heart. This job already takes so much from me and I’m determined not to let it have my soul. And it goes well at first. The girl is smart, recognizes danger when she sees it and has good reflexes. And that’s no surprise. She survived long enough to try and hire me after all. But in a few weeks, I discover the unforeseen consequence of my kindness. Because this girl I’ve adopted is…

  • Behind the Mask

    Friendly Neighborhood Friday!

    Hello! I’m trying something new for a while. You see, us authors have friends. We have friends who illustrate, friends who promote, friends who edit, friends who are just plain awesome. So, I’m going to use Friday as a way to introduce some friends to other friends. Like this guy right here. This is my friend, J.D. Cunegan. Yeah, okay, so us folks who go by initials flock together sometimes. Don’t give us grief, or we’ll initialize your names, okay? No, that’s not okay? Eep! Okay, I won’t do anything to your names, but I will initialize the rest of this post now. Anyway, One awesome thing about J.D. is,…