Beltane Issue Set to Roll Out

The Beltane issue of Twisted Candle Newsletter is set to roll out on April 15, 2015!  This is only our second issue so if you want to get in on this free content and progress report, go to the home page and sign up now!  If you’re the kind of …

Sir Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman

On Tuesday, March 10th I got to go see Neil Gaiman speak here in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He was his usual fresh, witty, lovely self, and after accepting the Ambassador award from the Oklahoma Center of Poets and Writers, he gave several readings (in spite of a rather lengthy wrestling match …

Science Fiction Loses One of Her Own

Leonard Nimoy, our beloved Spock, our host on In “Search Of”, the narrator of The Martian Chronicles died on February 28, 2015 at 83 years of age.  Only now am I able to write those words here on the blog.  There have been a couple of tribute posts on Facebook, …

New Semester and Chapter 9

School will be starting Monday for me, but if my grades hold, I will graduate with my Associate’s degree this year.  Starting Fall 2015, I plan to be pursuing my Bachelor’s.  Still looking at transfer college options, but OSU and NSU are likely candidates.  Not sure what I’ll do after …

Conference, Finals and Summer!

Well, what a whirlwind the last week or so has been!  Say that three times fast.  It felt like I lived it three times fast.  I love, love, love the conference the Oklahoma Writers’ Federation puts on every year, but it is a busy three days. If you take advantage …

OWFI Contest Deadlines, Novel Progress and More

It’s a week into January, and I’ve started revisions on my first novel-length work, Bone Sliver.  I’m nearly done with chapter two (fixing plot holes, slowing the pace, deepening characters, developing side-stories, etc) and will be starting chapter three by day’s end with any luck.  The last couple of months …

Off to Osage County!

Well, Bags are packed, and First thing in the morning, I leave for Osage County, off to wildlife adventure!  You’ll be able to read all about it soon, in the Green Country Guardian, when the premier online issue comes out in September.  I’m very excited to get to help out …

Photography and Art Classes

Well, having taken most of my initial creative writing classes, I am ready to start photography and art this semester when school starts.  In late August, I will pack up my new toy (camera) and go to school to learn how to make it work its magic.  Then it’s off …