BlogBattle Interview, guest post

“Gift” #BlogBattle Winner Interview: Claire Banschbach

This is a very late interview with our Week 42 "Gift" #BlogBattle Winner. But I suppose I subscribe to the old adage, "better late than never!" Claire's story, The Strange Gift, was a wonderfully fantastical story about a girl who learned to love books in the most magical way. If you haven't read it yet… Continue reading “Gift” #BlogBattle Winner Interview: Claire Banschbach


Tronimator, or the Curse of a Gift

#BlogBattle 42: Gift Gift? No, curse is more like it. But if I have to hear one more time that my ability is a gift I think I'll scream. "Seriously, James, that sorta gift is a huge responsibility. Don't waste it." "Argh," I say and roll my eyes. There's nothing else to say. I spent the… Continue reading Tronimator, or the Curse of a Gift

#BlogBattles, Weekly Entries to #BlogBattle

#BlogBattle Week 42 “Gift” Entries & Voting

#BlogBattle 42 Story Theme: Gift (basic rules at the bottom of the post) Look for stories using #BlogBattle on Twitter, too! Wednesday, the poll gets added. Be sure to read them all. All the links will open in a new window so that you can easily navigate back to this list. RULES for VOTING: Anyone can… Continue reading #BlogBattle Week 42 “Gift” Entries & Voting

My Writing Journey

Bedtime Story

Okay, preparing for bed tonight gave opportunity to pull a story out of my brain and lay it bare before my boys. It was all spur of the moment stuff. The boys found it amusing (many jokes were cracked throughout), but they also got something else out of it that will subtly stay with them for… Continue reading Bedtime Story


Time’s Running Out! #BlogBattle 9

Oh dear! There's not time left. Where have all the hours gone? I'll never get it done in time. How will I ever finish? Her mind was frantic with thoughts only the white rabbit would understand. I'm late, I'm late, I'm late . . . She threw her purse and keys on the table next to… Continue reading Time’s Running Out! #BlogBattle 9