The Ones: Night Goes Neighbors by ED Martin   Hello all, The Ones is a writing blog game in which participants receive a story title, a little wrinkle to up the challenge factor and then must create a single draft story in no more than one hour from the prompt. They then trade stories and post someone else’s entry on their website. My guest this week is http://blog.edmartinwriter.com/   Night Goes Neighbors by ED Martin She sits on the front porch, ears attuned to the sounds of the night. A dog barks. Cicadas sing. A car door slams. Footsteps approach as starlight tickles her skin.“Allen?”Read More →

Fear   As I near the completion of my first novel, I’m finding my level of anxiety increasing.  Which didn’t make any sense, shouldn’t I be excited to be this close to the end? It’s because the story is at its climax.  It’s because I’m juggling too many things.  My explanations for the feeling were endless, at first.  But even as I came up with them, I knew they weren’t the reasons.  Just couldn’t put my finger on what was.  Until the other day, when I sat in front of my laptop and realization hit. It was fear. The reality is that once this storyRead More →