Writers Watch Out

Hi writers. In the interest of doing a bit of a service, I thought I would make a list of some really common red flags that you should watch out for when perusing small publishers. Here, for your enjoyment, is my list, with my own trademarked names for each red flag....

Here, My Loves, Is Chapter One of SHOWDOWN AT SERPENT RIDGE

Chapter 1                                                                          Ropes             I leaned carefully toward the rock face, letting my douli slide backward. I liked the shade from the tightly woven straw hat, but the wide brim was always getting in...

More On Dreams

A couple years ago, I wrote about following your dreams. Lots of us dream about all kinds of things: travel, meeting someone special, meeting a famous writer or… I guess an actor or something. Writers are cooler. *ahem* Anyway. I thought I would revisit that...

Bigger, More, and Pwnage

If you’ve been following me as a writer, friend, or general human person, you almost certainly know that I don’t have a whole lot of patience. This is good and bad. With my kids, I need more patience. I’m working on that. With my writing career, I...

Hiding

i hide so much it starts at work when i talk about stories and art and only empty eyes respond because they’re not hiding anything except emptiness and my problem i think sometimes is that i am so not empty i overflow too much with hurt for people’s pain...

The Kanab Writers Conference

This last weekend, I attended and presented at the Kanab Writers Conference. Kanab is a small city in very Southern Utah– about 4 miles north of the Arizona/Utah border. It is the city nearest to the Best Friends Animal Society, which is world famous and back...

Jared Garrett

Author of the Beat Series