Tag: fantasy

Eligibility Post for 2019 SFF Awards

Eligibility Post for 2019 SFF Awards

This post is an expansion of "Time Jumps: 2018 Review". Messy details are presented here for later reference. Works Published in 2018 Most of my science fiction and fantasy (SFF) last year was flash fiction. Below is a list. Short stories and one poem published on Medium.com. Of note... "Love Letters" (Feb) "Disconnect" (Feb) "Wrangling … Continue reading Eligibility Post for 2019 SFF Awards

The Writer in the Corner: On Characterization

The Writer in the Corner: On Characterization

A writer in one of my groups asked how to avoid cookie-cutter characters. That got me thinking about the main characters in my flash fiction. It's what most of you know me for, I'm pretty certain. So, who are my characters on Medium.com? What do they do...? A creepy narrator commits murder of passion. [This … Continue reading The Writer in the Corner: On Characterization

The End of CockyGate

The End of CockyGate

At the end of "Oh, Oh, CockyGate, So Much Hate", I promised to update on "the BIG, REBELLION, WEIRDs, and STORYTELLER claims later." That's taking me much, much longer than expected. Happens, you know? Let's take care of the CockyGate updates today. COCKY Author and retired IP lawyer Kevin Kneupper tweeted about the final settlement … Continue reading The End of CockyGate

Fiction | Courting Ripples

A dream of Iron Henri’s for his frog prince.© sujuHenri descended the estate pond’s lower slope. Fireflies illuminated water lily blooms closed into tight, pointed buds. On one lily pad ahead, a lone frog chirruped a greeting. “HenRIi.”It was only a frog, yet a feeling of recognition struck as a smooth stone skips across a … Continue reading Fiction | Courting Ripples

Fiction | Discerning Lust from Love

This Time… needs some Love, too.© GromovatayaWhile the twins’ antics entertain all us gods, I find myself impatient with their tricks. The sweet gift Hope brings to our meetings bitters. When will Love’s attention turn into kinder acts than pranks?This one party of the gods storms in celebration at the home Space shares with Imagination. … Continue reading Fiction | Discerning Lust from Love

Fiction | Discerning Love from Lust

This Time… needs some Love.© GromovatayaWhile the twins’ antics entertain all us gods, I find myself impatient with their tricks. The sweet gift Hope brings to our meetings bitters. When will Love’s attention turn into kinder acts than pranks?This one party of the gods storms in celebration at the home Space shares with Imagination. Insanity … Continue reading Fiction | Discerning Love from Lust