Monday, August 3, 2020

FREE Audio Short Story: Piper's Run



Jules Piper was the Engineer on a small deep-space freighter. She thought she was having a bad day when she discovered the water reclamation system had failed. 

With no way to collect ice and more than three weeks to their destination, her Captain decided to make a stop.

It was the right planet. It was also the wrong time...

--Listen FREE on Soundcloud. Narrated by Aven Shore.

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Quotes of the Week.

The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.
—Sylvia Plath

A children's story that can only be enjoyed by children isn't a good children's story in the slightest.
—C.S. Lewis

Fairy tales are more than true not because they tell us that dragons exist but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.
—G. K. Chesterton

The greatest part of a writer’s time is spent in reading. In order to write; a man will have to turn over half a library to make one book.
—Samuel Johnson

If a nation loses its storytellers, it loses its childhood.
—Peter Handke

Any word you have to hunt for in a thesaurus is the wrong word. There are no exceptions to this rule.
—Stephen King

If you feel safe in the area you’re working in, you’re not working in the right area.
—David Bowie

The beautiful part of writing is that you don't have to get it right the first time, unlike, say, a brain surgeon.
—Robert Cormier

Sometimes the most beautiful note, is the silence between the notes.
—Andrea Bocelli

I don't try to guess what a million people will like. It's hard enough to know what I like.
—John Houston

When you write—explode—fly apart – disintegrate! Then give time enough to think, cut, rework, and rewrite.
—Ray Bradbury