[Flash Fiction Friday] Welcome Back M.A. Church!

Hello, Internet! Join me in welcoming back M.A. Church for today’s edition of Flash Fiction Friday! Today’s tale is something truly magical when a workaholic takes a vacation to the Happiest Place On Earth in “Beware of Lamps.” Beware of Lamps by M.A. Church Obviously Murphy’s Law was in effect, because everything that could go…

[Guest Post] Racheline Maltese and Erin McRae with The Art of Three

Hello, Internet! Please welcome Racheline Maltese as she discusses her new release The Art of Three, co-written with Erin McRae. For me, reading romance has always been a little bit aspirational. The characters I identified with (whether heroes or heroines) are always just a little bit cooler, hotter, and more resourceful than me. They are…

[Flash Fiction Friday] Grace Kilian Delaney Joins The Party!

Hello, Internet! For this edition of Flash Fiction Friday, first-time guest, Grace Kilian Delaney shares a tale of memorable first dates, and unexpected second chances that are practically… magic. First Date by Grace Kilian Delaney “Of all the places and days.” Remi huffed as she looked down upon the sad carcass of a rather large iguana…

Art of Lex Chase Returns to the Novel Approach!

Hello, Internet! As March winds down, let’s go out with a bang with my third installment of Art of Lex Chase at the Novel Approach. I’m presenting something a little different and personal this month. Many of you have seen me babble all over social media about a little dystopian project featuring sentient plant people…

[Flash Fiction Friday] Kim Fielding Drops By!

Hello, Internet! Kim Fielding brings us a good one for Flash Fiction Friday! After a man faces a tragedy, he must accept it’s a new day and a new chance to heal. The Violinist by Kim Fielding Dmitri sat motionless in the chair by the window, the morning sun casting a pool of light onto…

Untangling Irrational Thoughts

Being irrational is any person’s Achilles heel. Losing all sense of how to logically work through a situation and exploding into a fit of retail therapy, or comfort eating, or having a relationship altering meltdown. Like ending a friendship, or ending in divorce. Being accused of being irrational only exacerbates the situation. It’s the classic…

[Flash Fiction Friday] Dev Bentham Is Back!

Hello, Internet! Welcome back Dev Bentham for this week’s edition of Flash Fiction Friday! Today’s tale is a comedy of errors when a frustrated call to tech support leads to a lifetime fix.  Who’s on First? by Dev Bentham “My god, this is like the old Abbott and Costello routine, ‘Who’s on First?’” I muted…

[Flash Fiction Friday] Kelly Jensen Returns!

Hello, Internet! Kelly Jensen drops by today for Flash Fiction Friday with a real doozy of a piece. If you’ve read Kelly’s pieces before (which if you haven’t you should seriously get on that) this is no exception! Pro Choice by Kelly Jensen I am moving too fast. I’m going to land hard. I don’t…

Dear Media: I Am Not A Murderer

We’ve seen it all. The villain with dissociative identity disorder, the sex-crazed bipolar femme fatale, the depressed bomber, the paranoid lone gunman, the schizophrenic baby snatcher…the list goes on. And on. And on. And on. Oh. We have seen it all. Over time there has been a massive outcry for diversity and visibility in today’s…