[Monday Spark] “See How He Sparkles” by Lex Chase

Hello Internet! How about this weekend, yeah? Same-sex marriage is now law of the land here in the US of A! Or as we can all call it now: marriage. I actually had to edit a line about marriage in one of my upcoming releases that mentioned the legal issue behind it. Well. Uh. Didn’t see…

[Flash Fiction Friday] Kim Fielding presents Away From It All

Hello Internet! Kim Fielding joins me for Flash Fiction Friday. In her piece we meed Brad and Tony, a couple that have settled into a dull routine and have decided take a little vacation. But in this world full of modern conveniences, hijinks ensue when two city boys go off the grid. Away From It…

K. Lynn talks gender over a Coffee Date

Please welcome K. Lynn to my blog today. She brings us a topic near and dear to my heart with challenging gender roles in her novella Coffee Date. This year, a number of my releases are focusing on transgender characters, including Coffee Date. I have always been fascinated by both the perception of gender and…

[Monday Spark] All This Past by Lex Chase

Hello Internet! Start your week off right with Monday Spark! Today’s flash fiction I might run with at a later date. Seems like the start to something doesn’t it? I just didn’t know where to end it. Seems to show promise! Meet Ennis, a tortured man determined to find the truth behind his missing lover….

What’s Up With This Week!

You say to me, “Lex! Where the frig is the Flash Fiction Friday piece this week?” And I say, “This week’s guests found themselves indisposed. But tune in for next week!” But! There’s been some awesome going down in Land of the Lex. First, the third Thursday of every month I have a regular column…

The Weight of Reality, The Reach for the Stars

If you had read my post The Human Garbage Dump where I got real on dealing with my weight, well here’s the sequel. I have always struggled with my weight. Who hasn’t? Everyone has at some point. Even Chris Pratt. In full transparency, Mr. Pratt has firmly become my new obsession besides the obvious reason….

Some Assembly Required Sneak Peek!

Hello Internet! In case you haven’t heard, I’m co-writing a book with the fabulous and equally quirky Bru Baker called Some Assembly Required. In a sentence, it’s the IKEA purgatory meet-cute you didn’t know you needed in your life until now. You heard me. So meet Patrick, IKEA employee of the decade, and the new hire…

[Flash Fiction Friday] Welcome Alexa Silver!

Hello Internet! Please welcome Alexa Silver for Flash Fiction Friday! In her untitled piece, we meet Belinda. A woman on a business trip that accidentally finds herself with a famous actress’s luggage, and a lot more than she bargained for when she gets one on one with a sultry celebrity. Please enjoy! Untitled by Alexa…

Wanna Name The Pawn Takes Rook Fandom?

Heroes! Name The Pawn Takes Rook Fandom! Live In Infamy! Pawn Takes Rook: Checkmate Ever After is coming this December from DSP Publications. A paperback anthology collecting the first three Checkmate stories plus an all new fourth story, and a bonus short. On top of that, new material added to the first three books and a cover…

[Monday Spark] “No-Pants Weekend” by Lex Chase

Hello Internet! Here we are for another Monday Spark. How about something to cure your case of the Mondays and put a little perk in your step. You know what I mean. *hint* For today’s offering, I went sans prompt and decided to wing a little something in a day in the life of our…

[Flash Fiction Friday] Terry Rissen presents “Still Life”

Hello Internet! Please give a hearty welcome to Terry Rissen! Terry brings us a really special piece “Still Life,” which is quite the mindbender. I’m always a sucker for a good Twilight Zone riff, and Terry delivers! Our lonely hero Marcus is at a loss when random items start vanishing from his apartment. Wait. Where…

Tell Them What They’ve Won!

Winner, winner, chicken dinner! I have come to a really bizarre moment in my life that I thought would never happen. I have a new car. What happened? How did this happen? I’m equal parts excited and awkwardly mournful. My previous car was a limited edition Saturn sedan from 1999. It’s still sitting in my…