Have you heard of Murphy's law? It's a saying like "when it rains, it pours." This story covers my fiancé's surgery in 2016, three months before our wedding, when my mom lived with me, and I sold my home. These major events are stressful one at a time, but I was overwhelmed with three. God … Continue reading Don’t Bypass Joy, My Love
A very short story I wrote in single syllables required by the submissions guidelines for Short andSweet Goes Fourth, available at Grace Publishing. One warm day, in Spring, two friends and mothers of pre-school children go to a local park and expect a lazy, and enjoyable day. One mother, Beth, has persistent chills, before they encountered … Continue reading Chills
My first very short story published by Grace Publishing in 2017. The editor's challenge for acceptance into Grace's Short and Sweet, Too compilation, was the requirement for all stories to be under 300 words, and restricted to single syllables. I finally learned how to write much tighter! Hoping you enjoy this story. swordoftruth-3Download
Compilations, Heartland Treasures
Announcing the publication of my very short—275 single-syllable word story, Sword of Truth, in Grace Publishing's Short and Sweet Too anthology released TODAY. I am thankful for my editors!
It's funny how an AFPA amazes me, (Acceptance For Publication Agreement) when that's what I work toward. I signed one a few days ago. Ta dah! The opposite is also true. A Rejection Email is a milestone which amazes me. We all need feedback. Any form of feedback. Pure excitement burst inside me when I … Continue reading Another Story
#Inspirewriting I am joyous that another one of my short stories is published! #amwriting the next story. My brain holds an entire unpublished library.
“My Creative Journey” Inspire Writers is a community which provides an opportunity for publication of stories--a way for publication. My decision to join Inspire changed my life. Inspire gives writers support, an option for critique groups, and periodic workshops. The tremendous benefits from Inspire Writers are Belonging and friendship.
Little Known Tales In California History by Alton Pryor, First Edition. Illustrations by me, aka Erin Fulkerson. I enjoyed creating these in black and white pen with paint. My favorite illustrations are on pages 47-Rattlesnake Dick, page 62-A Strange Way to Meaure Land, and page 166-Gaspar de Portola. Click HERE for a PDF of the … Continue reading Book Illustrations
Me oh my, how time does fly! It's ONE of the reasons I've not posted since December 2015. If you're curious about the other reasons, read on... Sold my home--moved my mom, fiance and me. Fiance's open heart surgery & wedding planning. Our wedding. BRMCWC--writer's conference click here & visiting my grandchildren. Recovery from a … Continue reading Catch Up Time