Short Story: A Different Perspective

Many of you know that I’m a contributing author to the Mind’s Eye Series. This is a photography/short story series. Each book is a collection of stories, written by a variety of authors. The stories are based on and inspired by photographs we’re randomly given, with no backstory. We’re told nothing about the photo, and so we write what we see within that image and beyond. The Mind’s Eye Series began with my fellow author 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 …

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: 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: 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 …

#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 …

#MondayBlogs: MIND’S EYE SERIES Madness! Pre-Launch Party, Prizes, and More

Do you trust what you see? MIND’S EYE SERIES   I have exciting news to share about the Mind’s Eye Series! For those of you unfamiliar with this series, it is a collaboration between authors and photographers, in which all stories are inspired by photographs. This has been a fun project to work on, and I’m honored to be included among such awesome talent! Now, on to the news. First, Reflections is now available to Read More …

Cover Reveal! REFLECTIONS – Book 2 in the Mind’s Eye Series

I’m excited to announce the upcoming release of Reflections, the second book in the Mind’s Eye Series! This series is a group project, where each story is inspired by a photograph. The images are moments captured. What do you see when you look? The story told might be a reflection of something you’d never expect. Reflections includes 4 authors, 2 poets, and 2 photographers. Each author has written 3 stories, inspired by 3 different photographs. Read More …