Even Monsters Have Mothers …

We've been witness to Grendel's mother and her secrets. We've looked into the mind of Unferth. We've even gotten brief glimpses into Beowulf's adolescence. But what about Grendel? He's seemingly the heavyweight monster, aside from his mother and the dragon. Most people link his name with the epic poem before anything or anyone else. What … Continue reading Even Monsters Have Mothers …

Why I Chose an Indie Publishing Company

I've got a lot going these days when it comes to my writing, and my relationship with SSP. I was featured in "Unleashing the Voices Within" earlier this year. My own anthology, "Reaper," will be releasing in the coming months. "Man Behind the Mask," an 80's slasher anthology written entirely by women and including my … Continue reading Why I Chose an Indie Publishing Company

Flash Fiction Saturday- Beowulf: The Midgard Horrors Part 2

A peasant woman, so to speak, Appearing frail and old and weak Became the measure to ensnare, As Gandolina donned grey hair And called forth children to her keep, Alone, to make their parents weep. The village where she came to dwell, Enveloped in nightmarish hell, Could not foresee the damage done To every daughter; … Continue reading Flash Fiction Saturday- Beowulf: The Midgard Horrors Part 2

Flash Fiction Saturday: He Came Home

We both knew he was going to sit up. Lord knows, we’d sat in my living room time and again, lights off, knees up to our chests, watching Michael Myers slice and dice the babysitters and their boyfriends. More times than I could count. So we knew. Of course we knew. Still, when he did … Continue reading Flash Fiction Saturday: He Came Home

Getting to Know Grendel’s Mother …

Last week Beowulf took center stage. His youth will be explored again, but today's post has two parts. The first deals with Grendel's mother. As a lover of all things dark and fantastical, she has always appealed to me. As a child, I remember thinking, "Why doesn't she have a name?" Perhaps you've wonder this … Continue reading Getting to Know Grendel’s Mother …

Beowulf: The Midgard Horrors

Getting ready for the release of Beowulf: The Midgard Epic has been a blast. In honor of its pending drop date, I've begun crafting this segment of flash fiction to tie in as a prequel. If you're like me, Grendel and his mother have always been a point of fascination. This tale gives a backstory … Continue reading Beowulf: The Midgard Horrors

Beowulf: The Midgard Misfit

Ever wondered about Beowulf's childhood? I have. Many times as a child I sat and pondered where his strength came from. Who was this mighty warrior who brought down beasts and dragons? This mini epic touches base with some early escapades of the mighty Geat. (pronounced Yay-ut) Getting ready for the upcoming release of Beowulf: … Continue reading Beowulf: The Midgard Misfit