Short Story: The Scammer

The metal knocker was heavier in Luke’s hand than it had been at the other houses. Cold black iron, thick as rope, with a square block at the bottom where it contacted with the palm-sized plate on the door. Probably the original fixture on the late sixties, maybe early seventies, two-storey red brick house with... Continue Reading →

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Book Review & Author Interview: True Mercy by Idelle Kursman

My Rating: 4 of 5 Stars – A Tense Thriller with Heart True Mercy is a gripping, character-driven thriller, which follows Marina Dobrin’s harrowing escape from human trafficking. With her captors hot on her trail, she is befriended by Adam Hitchens, a young man with autism, who offers her food and shelter. But when Adam’s... Continue Reading →

Editing Hell – AKA Camp NaNo

After completing a story of any length, there's a sort of euphoria that sweeps over me. Finishing the first draft gives me a great sense of accomplishment, and I try to hold on to that feeling for as long as I can before the next step starts - the dreadful edit. Nothing quashes that happy... Continue Reading →

Short Story: The Forest

The Forest by J.A. Sullivan   Before Marie even opened her eyes, she knew she was no longer in the hospital. Her skin was damp with dew. The air felt different moving in and out of her lungs. A deep organic smell of decaying earth filled her nostrils with each breath, nothing at all like... Continue Reading →

Boxes of Blood

In case you don't know this about me yet, I love horror, from short stories and novels, to movies, and even the occasional graphic novel. So, when I heard about a new service called Boxes of Blood, I nearly lost my mind. Starting in May 2018, you can place an order with Boxes of Blood,... Continue Reading →

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