When the neighbors caught wind of my building a woman, the mocking began. Lonely old coot. Disturbing. Clever. Admiration or dismay varied by personality and taste. Distant relatives, whether by blood or stagnant relationship, suddenly felt a need to express their opinion as I sculpted her chassis and crafted her limbs. I ignored them. They … Continue reading Flash Fiction – “The Old Man’s Robot”
Gooood morning, friends, and welcome back to the River Blog! I know it's been quite a while since I posted a blog entry. I had a fun topic in mind, but I think I'll take this post to catch everybody up on life events since my last post, since I left a few things hanging. … Continue reading RB – Life Updates, Part 2!
“You can’t do it!” Arthur screamed, straining at his bonds. (Click To Read More)
Good afternoon, everybody, and welcome back to the River Blog! It's been a while since I had a good post up, but I hope everyone has been doing well. LIFE UPDATE: July and August were especially busy in these here parts: we had family vacation in Wisconsin (ENJOYABLE!), a family reunion (ENTERTAINING!), my roommate's move-out … Continue reading RB – Life Update and The B&R Adventures
“Eggs.” I poked more grass off the nest, observing the mottled blue orbs impassively. Sergeant Bruce T’shano leaned over my shoulder, his furry ears silhouetted against the blue sky. “Y’up. Th—se a’re eggs,” he replied, equally impassive. (Click to Read More)
Much to my delight and surprise, I have been nominated for the "Real Neat Blog Award" by the esteemed Duri Rolvson! Thank you, Duri, I am deeply flattered and humbled that you'd think of me for this! This was super encouraging and motivating to receive. ^^ And only a week from my birthday, no less! … Continue reading The Real Neat Blog Award
They come to the sound of my voice. (Click to Read More)
“Get back here, you stupid animal!” The calf dashed out from under Greg’s arms for the eleventh time, heedless of his yelling. Greg hurled his rope halter after it, exhausted and ticked off. He was going to kill that little bonehead. (Click to Continue Reading)
Hello friends, and welcome back to the River Blog! On this special occasion, I have a happy announcement to share: I HIT MY FIRST BIG MILESTONE ON MY BOOK! More specifically, I finished the main rough draft of Part 1 of the first book of Outcasts & Runaways, the series I have in my WIP … Continue reading Book-Writing Milestone!
“You really need to learn how to relax, Dennis,” Patricia said, standing knee-deep in a swamp full of killer plantlife.(Click to continue reading.)