CAPTAIN’S LOG

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Last week, it was Spring Fever versus Spring Cleaning.  What do you think won out?  Can you hardly blame me?  The orange blossoms are in bloom, their fragrance filling me with the urge to run naked in midnight fields and … Continue reading

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THE SUNDAY SHORT STORY REPORT

This past week has been difficult for me timewise.  At least it’s felt that way.  I’ll know for sure when I add up the numbers from the old work log.  Therefore and forthwith, tonight I turn to my current go-to … Continue reading

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MY ANGEL MUSE DIVINE

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“Get back to work, ya lazy git!”

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WORK DAY THURSDAY

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Office with a view.  1,700 words.  Whole new ending.  Dang, these characters are wiley.

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WORKSPACE WEDNESDAY

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In the spirit of Spring Cleaning and All That Is Organized — and to inspire you to make your own creative workspace awesome — I am proud to introduce a new weekly feature here at My Blue Screen:  Workspace Wednesdays.  … Continue reading

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WHY I LOVE CALIFORNIA

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My best friend and I, and all the little ducklings, went hiking yesterday, and I took pictures for my top secret St. Patty’s Day project.  My friend got a little tiny sunburn.  But as we drove home, the clouds started … Continue reading

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THE SUNDAY SHORT STORY REPORT

Keeping it short and sweet this week, guys.  I’ve got unfinished fiction screaming for attention on my desk, and it’s hurting my brain. 43.  “Fort Clay, Louisiana:  A Tragical History” by Albert E. Cowdrey (Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, … Continue reading

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CAPTAIN’S LOG

I put in 33 hours on the computer this week, and managed to hardly write any fiction.  Boggling.  Well, that’s not exactly true.  I spent one night binge-writing a short story.  I spent another night photographing dinosaurs and trying not … Continue reading

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THE PHENOMENON OF SUCCESS

Okay, if you haven’t heard of Amanda Hocking yet, hurry up and Google her and get caught up!  Twenty-six years old, never traditionally published, 900,000+ digital copies of her books sold online…and growing exponentially. Although she’s been selling in astounding … Continue reading

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A PROFESSIONAL SEEKS ORDER

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  Some years ago, when I was working as a court reporter in civil court, I reported a wrongful termination trial.  It probably wouldn’t have been memorable except for the fact that the plaintiff’s attorney was a walking disaster. This … Continue reading

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