#MondayBlogs – COLD AS ICE – A Short Story

Today I’m sharing one of my short stories from Perspectives, the first book in the Mind’s Eye Series. My mission was to write a story based on the below photograph, taken by Martin David Porter.   Cold As Ice Cold. Bone deep and paralyzing. The frigid wind has sucked all the moisture from my eyes. When I blink, my lids scrape like sandpaper across my eyes. I’ve been walking for hours. Farmland is like that. Read More …

#MondayBlogs – GENTLY DOWN THE STREAM – A Short Story

  Gently Down the Stream Row, row, row your boat, gently down the stream… Jack bolted upright, the edge of a scream fading with the nightmare. He swiped at the sweat streaming down his face, realized it was tears, and dragged the sheet over his cheeks to erase the wet stains. “Jack?” Lori’s voice was heavy with sleep and concern. He’d woken her … again. He sat stiff, his back to her, and said, “Sorry. Read More …

PEOPLE ARE STRANGE – 12 Stories and 7 Poems Inspired by Photographs

New release! We are more than what we say And less than what we wish Living together, separately, United by division Connected, disconnected Oh, People Are Strange   *12 Stories and 7 poems, inspired by 19 photographs* Published: September 5, 2016 Amazon / Amazon UK / Amazon CA FREE to read with Kindle Unlimited or Amazon Prime!   I am honored to have two of my stories included in this collection. As with all of 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 …