#FridayReads – DEATH BY CHOCOLATE – Sweet Lies and Bitter Truths

Friday Reads Featured Book Today I’m sharing an excerpt from Death By Chocolate, one of my stories in Tales From The Cacao Tree, the fourth book in the Mind’s Eyes Series. For those of you unfamiliar with this series, it’s a collaboration between authors and photographers. The photos are randomly distributed to the authors. We’re given no background or any sort of context at all on the photos, because we want to ensure the stories Read More …

There Are 3 Sides To Every Story – TRIPTYCHS – Grab It Free!

Triptychs is free this week! Download it for your Kindle anytime between Monday, November 1 and Friday, November 6. This book is part of the Mind’s Eye Series, a collaboration between authors and photographers. With Triptychs, the photographers provided eight photographs of their choice. Those photos were then randomly assigned to our authors and poets, with each image going to three different writers. Our task was to write a story or poem inspired by what we Read More …

A Chocolate Lover’s Dream: TALES FROM THE CACAO TREE Pre-Order Discount!

I’m excited to announce the fourth book in the Mind’s Eye Series! This series is a collaboration between authors (me included!), poets, and photographers. It works like this: The photographers provide us with photos and nothing more. We don’t get background information or tidbits about the photos. The authors and poets then write a story/poem inspired by each image we receive. It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see. – Henry Read More …

New Release: TRIPTYCHS – Stories and Poems Inspired by Photographs

There are three sides to every story. Take a mental image, Divide it three ways, You’ll read all the angles in… Triptychs Published: March 16, 2015 Amazon / Amazon UK   Table of Contents TRIPTYCH I Photo by Helle Gade Stories: We Came From The Ocean by Jason McIntyre A Storm Is Coming by J. Michael Radcliffe The Easygoing Widower by Geoffrey David West TRIPTYCH II Photo by Martin David Porter Stories: #666 by Julie Read More …

#MondayBlogs: There Are Three Sides To Every Story – TRIPTYCHS – Cover Reveal!

The third book in the Mind’s Eye Series is here! Well, almost. It’s finished and heading into publishing. This collection of stories and poems includes twelve authors and two photographers. As with the two previous books, all stories and poems are inspired by photos. Unlike the first two, this collection has a twist. Each photo was given to three authors. We were not provided with any information on the photo, not even as much as a Read More …

#MondayBlogs: REFLECTIONS – Preditors & Editors Top 10 Anthology!

I’m excited to share the news that Reflections, the second book in the Mind’s Eye Series, has been voted a Top 10 Best Anthology by the 2014 Preditor’s & Editor’s Readers’ Poll!   Do you trust what you see? Right becomes left. Up becomes down. Distorted, unreal. Your world looks new when you see its… REFLECTIONS     Contents: PHOTOGRAPHS by Ben Ditmars 3 Stories by Jason McIntyre: ANSWER THE QUESTION / RITE OF SPRING Read More …

#MondayBlogs: My Favorite Fiction Books of 2014

I’ve read just over 100 books this year. (102 as of today.) Though I haven’t sorted them out, I think I leaned more heavily into nonfiction reading. I didn’t realize how much so until I sat down to put this post together. But that’s not my point today. I’m sharing some of my favorite fiction reads. Because top 10 lists are boring, and mainly because I’m terrible at conforming, this is my top 9 list. Read More …

#MondayBlogs: NEGATIVE IMAGE – “Sometimes I don’t feel real.”

“Sometimes I don’t feel real.” I hadn’t meant to say the words aloud. The private thought came tumbling out in a harsh whisper. Those words had been haunting me for so long, and now suddenly they sit out in the world awaiting judgment. Adam looks at me as if I’ve lost my mind, and maybe I have. “What are you talking about?” he asks. His voice is tinged with frustration. We’d slipped into this quaint Read More …

Book Review: NOCTURNAL EMBERS by Helle Gade

Nocturnal Embers is a collection of poetry and poetic images that comes from the heart and soul of the author. It tells about the life of a person who suffers from chronic pain. Of the thoughts that prey on her in the Night. Of the simple joys we must not forget. All with a touch of Nordic mythology. Amazon / Amazon UK   My Review: When I read, whether it be a poem, a short Read More …

#MondayBlogs: MIND’S EYES SERIES – Do You Trust What You see?

I have some cool things to share with you today. Let’s start with the best news. Ready? <Drum Roll> Reflections has been released! The book is now available in paperback and Kindle format. This is book #2 in the Mind’s Eye Series, though these books do not need to be read in sequential order. Reflections includes the work of four authors, two poets, and two photographers. Here’s how the book came together. The photographers are Read More …