#BlogBattles, My Writing Journey, short stories

Only Time Will Tell #BlogBattle #flashfiction #Intercept

August 2019 Blog Battle Word Prompt: INTERCEPT Photo by Adam Muise on Unsplash "Only Time Will Tell" By Rachael Ritchey June glanced at her watch. The analog hands pointed opposite directions. She tapped the glass and frowned. "Three forty-five. Fifteen minutes until--" She gasped. Glancing left and right, June stepped out in the road and dashed to the… Continue reading Only Time Will Tell #BlogBattle #flashfiction #Intercept

Prequel

A Twelve Realms Prequel: Ch 12

If you missed any from before, here is a list of links to previous chapters: OneTwoThreeFourFiveSixSevenEightNineTenEleven Chapter Twelve Free Her The long rugs of the halls of the castle silenced their feet as Ismene marched behind Lady Grentich and her niece. The emptiness grew eerie. Where had all the other servants and courtiers gone? It… Continue reading A Twelve Realms Prequel: Ch 12

Prequel

A Twelve Realms Prequel: Chapter 11

Click the numbers if you missed any of the first ten chapters: OneTwoThreeFourFiveSixSevenEightNineTen Chapter Eleven Coup in the Night Othniel glanced over his shoulder at the guardsman who’d come for him and frowned. “I’ve been involved in the managing of guardsmen since I was twelve, but I don’t believe I know you.” “No, Your Highness,”… Continue reading A Twelve Realms Prequel: Chapter 11

Prequel

A Twelve Realms Prequel: Chapter 8

Click the numbers if you missed any of the first seven chapters: OneTwoThreeFourFiveSixSeven Chapter Eight Cursed Celebrations Othniel squeezed the back of his neck and let loose a low growl of frustration. He didn’t like how he’d behaved upon first seeing Ismene with Kendric. Damn that man for knowing her first. There had been nothing… Continue reading A Twelve Realms Prequel: Chapter 8

I think it's neat, Other Authors

B-Fest Author Spotlight: Jenny Elliott

Today we’re welcoming a special guest to the blog. Please say hello to Jenny Elliott, author of the YA paranormal romance, Save Me. I posted about her book last week, which you can check out by clicking here. Jenny is an author from my neck of the woods, around Spokane, WA, and I’m thrilled that she’ll… Continue reading B-Fest Author Spotlight: Jenny Elliott

Author & Blogger How To, Hey Indie! How Not to Get Overwhelmed

How to Not Get Overwhelmed: The Editing/Editor Consideration

I hadn't really planned to cover editing in the How to Not Get Overwhelmed with Indie Publishing series--except to say that as far as I'm concerned, editing is a must--but a question arose that I didn't want to gloss over. Trust me when I say I know that editing can seem like a lofty, unattainable… Continue reading How to Not Get Overwhelmed: The Editing/Editor Consideration

Author & Blogger How To, guest post

7 Ways Blogging Makes You a Better Creative Writer

Reblog from I Came for the Soup with Candice Coates! Escapades of an Indie Author & Publisher by Rachael Ritchey: 7 Ways Blogging Makes You a Better Creative Writer Excerpt: First off, I gotta say thanks to Candice for this chance to share on her blog! It’s not every day I get the opportunity, and she… Continue reading 7 Ways Blogging Makes You a Better Creative Writer

#BlogBattles, short stories

The Show Must Go On

#BlogBattle: Ticket Some people make it through their entire lives without incident. 'Some people' were not Gloria VanGlidden. No, Gloria was a walking, talking disaster of an incident. Not a day went by without something sidelining her activity. And it didn't seem to matter how well she kept her day planner organized either. "Oh, snot… Continue reading The Show Must Go On