WOW. That’s how I felt when I found out my story “Phoenix” had been selected as a runner-up in the WOW! Women on Writing Flash Fiction Contest. I’ve been a WOW! reader for years. I first discovered their quarterly flash fiction contest back in 2013. I submitted a couple of times, without success. My writingContinue reading “Phoenix”


I’m always excited when one of my weird little stories finds a home somewhere, so I was thrilled this Valentine’s Day, when my flash fiction piece “Hindsight” won 2nd Honorable Mention in The Screw Turn Flash Fiction Competition and was published at The Ghost Story website. If you’d like to read my traumatic little tale,Continue reading “Hindsight”

Micro Fiction, Poetry, Questions, and MORE

Greetings, everyone! I’ve got a few treats to share with you this morning. First, I want to thank my friend Nate for sending the above photo to me. My poem, “Summer Heat,” was a winner in the Austin Poetry Society’s “Poetry With Wheels” contest back in 2012, and it has since been making its way aroundContinue reading “Micro Fiction, Poetry, Questions, and MORE”