The High Mountain (Flash Fiction: 154 Words)

The High Mountain (Flash Fiction: 154 Words)

They lived in the shade of the High Mountain, which made it easier for her. When she came, they were lined up in the streets, heads bowed for their daily prayer. Hundreds of shadows slid down the mountain as her fleet eclipsed the Sun, and the worshipers looked up....
5 Blogs for Writers (Bonus: Danger?)

5 Blogs for Writers (Bonus: Danger?)

I’m going to do something dangerous at the end of this post. This is an experiment, and I’m desperately hoping I don’t break something. But first, a list! These are some of the best writing blogs out there that are not on WordPress. You probably aren’t on this list,...
How to Make Your Writing Smell Better

How to Make Your Writing Smell Better

Fog settled over the village and I thought the houses looked like they were huddling together in the cold. One house stood apart from the others, a tilting mess with off-colored smoke pouring out of the chimney. A sign with the word Alchem- etched in fading white...
7 Useful Writers You Should Follow on Twitter

7 Useful Writers You Should Follow on Twitter

I tried it, I dipped my toes into Twitter. And it was like dipping my toes into acid. Somehow, I just knew it wasn’t my thing. But after all the flesh melted off of my bones, and I lost the ability to feel anything, I found something I liked. And then, something...
3 Reasons to Love a Minecraft Sellout

3 Reasons to Love a Minecraft Sellout

In this post, I’m going to break away from writing to talk about successful artists and sellouts. You work hard. You write stories (or make games, or direct films, etc.), and one day someone recognizes you. They compliment you, they tell you how much they love...