#HannibalOdyssey “The Knight and Nakama”

Hello, Internet! It’s that time again! Hannibal Cre-ATE-Ive has been hard at work on this month’s event, #HannibalOdyssey, and it’s been a challenge! I started this piece over a month ago. I had commissions in line before it. So when came the option of “Drawing for Money” or “Drawing for Fun,” money came first. With…

Art of Lex Chase now live at The Novel Approach!

Hello, Internet! It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood! My new column, The Art of Lex Chase has begun at The Novel Approach. I’ll be dropping by there once a month for a new piece, and a sneak peek at what I’m working on, and other shenanigans. For my first post, we have Yuri on…

[Flash Fiction Friday] Pat Henshaw Visits!

Hello, Internet! Pat Henshaw returns to Flash Fiction Friday with a contemporary tale about what happens when you run into the school bully at your high school reunion. Restroom Revenge by Pat Henshaw “Do what I tell you and everything will be fine.” The arms of the guy behind me banded around my torso. Déjà…

[Flash Fiction Friday] Kelly Jensen Returns!

Hello, Internet! Kelly Jensen returns for Flash Fiction Friday. I love having Kelly as a guest because she takes my prompts and always spins them into the most delightfully unexpected directions. Bird Chatter by Kelly Jensen “Something about him is…off.” “Hmm?” Percy glanced over his shoulder to see who Jerry might be talking about. Arrayed…

[Flash Fiction Friday] Andrea Speed Is Back!

Hello, Internet! Welcome back to Flash Fiction Friday. Andrea Speed returns with a haunting piece she describes as “sometimes you wonder if you should show this to your psychiatrist.” Please, enjoy! Spark Joy by Andrea Speed Simone had lost track of the days, and no longer cared about it. Whether it was April or September,…

[Flash Fiction Friday] Kim Fielding Is Here!

Hello, Internet! One of my favorite Flash Fiction Friday guests Kim Fielding is here with a fun one. What do you do when a ball of fire rolls across your yard? Call the HOA? The Carmichaels by Kim Fielding Rob paused with the sponge dripping into the sink, his gaze focused out the window. “Hey,…

Pre-Order Bonanza!

Hello, Internet! It’s been a crazy week over here. I have not only one but two stories available for pre-order and will be released next month within a week of each other. Nuts, I say! Nuts! The first is my States of Love novella The Unlikely Prospect will be available on December 7th! The story takes place…

Have A Taste #ThePumpkinIsPeople

Happy Halloween, Fannibals! As we Fannibals gather for a ghoulish trick or treat with Hannibal Cre-Ate-Ive’s #ThePumpkinIsPeople event! For my contribution, sweet Will is feeling a little under the weather but not to fret! Dr. Lecter has a tasty treat in store for his pet. That’s not marzipan… “There’s a good boy, Will… Open wide…”…

GayRomLit Wrap-Up!

Hello, Internet! Another GayRomLit has come and gone, leaving behind the warring urge to sleep for a month and create all the things at the same time. I regrettably didn’t take enough pictures. I took a lot of Kansas City, not a lot of the con itself. This year, I decided to make the most…

10-9: The Best Story That Never Was

Hello, Internet! Today is a very special personal holiday for me. Over a decade ago I had begun a story called 10-9. The entire plot, like pretty much all of my novels was inspired from a five-minute conversation with a friend. While it had more than a few moving parts, but the premise was a…

Art Commissions Now Open!

Well. It’s happening. Er…Happened. After eight long years, I’ve finally dug out my stylus and Wacom tablet and am officially tossing my hat in the ring for commissions. I’ve been doing commissions on the down-low since June, but now I’ve opened up shop! I’m offering my services to authors looking to punch up their promotional…

Skye Allen with The Songbird Thief

The Songbird Thief by Skye Allen   Where’s the harm in a little petty theft now and then? Fifteen-year-old Lee is about to find out. Lee has a gift—the ability to use her songs to enchant prospective victims, making them easy to rob—but it isn’t without a price. The source of this mysterious ability is…