Fantasy, Horror, & Paranormal Fiction
It's what I write because it's what fills my head when I let my mind's eye look around unrestrained. Within those two genres, there are a plethora of sub-genres, from sword & sorcery to urban fantasy to creature features set in type to psychological thrillers.
Suspending reality is what my fiction is all about. Get rid of the mundane and open the door to the fantastic.
“There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.” Ernest Hemingway
“I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.” Dr. Seuss
“You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you.” Ray Bradbury
My 10 minute response to a weekly writing prompt.
First Line: She had made a poor job of hiding the damage.
She had made a poor job of hiding the damage. The awning creaked as it swung lightly in the breeze, but the metal rings that held it were caked with rust. Marnie played in the dust beside the door, pushing small blocks of wood through it like the Matchbox cars Crystal had played with as a child.