RIP Sonar4 Ezine, Long Live Sonar4 Publications

As many of you know, I was (briefly) a reviewer and one of the fiction editors for Sonar4 Ezine.  I was pleased to work with Shells Walter and the rest of the Sonar4 gang during my time there.  Sadly, the ezine has been set on the back burner so that Sonar4 can expand their publication…

Yay, me, part two

My personal 24 Hour Challenge is over and I’ll be posting the results at A Scene A Day over the next day or so; they’ll be scheduled to run each day.  A few are up there already…I’ll be reviewing each of them once more before they post so I can keep my no-first-drafts promise to…

Suffering for my art

The hours and HOURS of typing and writing for the 24H Challenge & etc. kicked the Carpal Tunnel into high gear, so I couldn’t type for a couple of days.  I’m back at it now and will complete the uploads of the 24H Challenge scenes.  There are a few more on the other site and…

24 Hour Challenge update

This is much harder than I thought it would be.  12.5 hours to go, and I’m not even halfway finished. Completed scenes will be posted on A Scene A Day, and believe me all 24 will get done.  So stay tuned!

Letter to the Editor: You Know Who You Are

About halfway through a book I was recently asked to review, I updated the status on my Facebook profile to read: Dora Badger doesn’t quite know what to say. I finished reading the book a few minutes ago.  I actually know exactly what to say

Shameless Self-Promotion

I will be presenting a workshop at the upcoming Rochester Writers Conference.  The Conference will be held on October 11 on the Rochester College campus in Rochester Hills, Michigan.  From their website:


The deadline to submit fiction and poems for the next edition of Third Reader is October 1st.   Send us your best work by that date for a chance to be published on our site.

A weekly reading list

I am going to qualify the following by saying I’m not the sort of writer who goes around quoting Stephen King.  I know, I know: he has a lot to say about writing and he does get a good one-liner in every now and then – but let’s be honest.  King quotes are all over the place and…