Reading For Writers and Writing to Be Read: Love and Support for Indie Authors

To read indie fiction and not be overly critical, it helps to read like a writer. Is there story? If yes, forgive.

Jared Sparks Ghost Detective #2: The Case of the Missing Ghost

Before she entered Murphy’s Pub, her third Irish bar in two days, Anastasia Brown sent a text to the office. She was supposedly snarled in traffic as she returned from the courthouse with a copy of the deed Jared needed. She worked for the Sparks Agency, a ghost and nephew run firm. Even though Anastasia’sContinue reading “Jared Sparks Ghost Detective #2: The Case of the Missing Ghost”

Jared Sparks Ghost Detective: Investigator Wanted

Anastasia Brown stepped down from the bus, narrowly avoiding a puddle with one foot but straight into it with the left. She was wearing her black, sparkly pumps she had bought for an evening medical school party. She knew they were inappropriate for an interview. Groceries or new shoes–such were her choices these days. WithContinue reading “Jared Sparks Ghost Detective: Investigator Wanted”

Back Porch Reading #3

A third week of short reading recommendations, as you escape your house/office for a mug of joe on the porch–the book I finished yesterday, an article about writing fantasy, and a Netflix movie review. Yesterday I finished reading Unlonely Planet by Billy Curry. Having canceled our plans for international travel in October, this book gaveContinue reading “Back Porch Reading #3”

Back Porch Reading #2

More recommendations for short reading, as you escape your house/office for a mug of joe on the porch–a kindku, a short story by Charlie Fish, and a short story by me. Kindku Brain Break From this post by Word Craft〜Prose & Poetry, I learned what a kindku is and then wrote one. This was aContinue reading “Back Porch Reading #2”