So what do you think: Was ‘Author-ized in ’18’ a success?

I spent 25 years writing for the cheap sheets. Then, after a while away, I shot for the impossible from the cheap seats. I returned to writing. I decided one day I'd call it Author-ized in ’18… Why? Because it sounded good and slogany, and that’s exactly what I needed right then as I built … Continue reading So what do you think: Was ‘Author-ized in ’18’ a success?

Outlawz on YouTube…

This prison is much colder than the one I was in just yesterday...

5 Simple Steps To Drastically Improve Your Writing — (stolen fair and square from irevuo, Step 1)…

Wanna write better? Follow these 5 simple steps...

Meet the Members: Bobby Horecka

Posted by Writers' League Staff 0 “Get involved. Just do it. Much like those stories don’t write themselves, this organization is exactly as useful as you make it.” — Bobby Horecka on WLT A member of the Writers’ League since April 2016, Bobby lives in Victoria. Scribe: In what genre(s) do you write? Bobby Horecka: Just … Continue reading Meet the Members: Bobby Horecka

New words in new places…

Big news on the writing front today! Big news for me, anyway... The editors at Typishly, an online literary publication, gave a nod to one of my new poems. I'll write more on it when the details get a bit firmer. Plus,  a Q&A guest blog I wrote a few months back for a fellow … Continue reading New words in new places…

Finally! It wasn’t another a rejection…

Bobby Horecka thought a new byline would never come considering how so many of his submissions had gone lately.

Junot Diaz on The Legacy of Childhood Trauma — Longreads

Junot Diaz suffered for years after being raped by a trusted adult at age 8. via Junot Diaz on The Legacy of Childhood Trauma — Longreads     It is perhaps destined I should find these words in my inbox, on this day, one day after--as it truly turns out--the following took place in my own … Continue reading Junot Diaz on The Legacy of Childhood Trauma — Longreads

Let there be stories…

Draft 1 is more or less complete. Time to start honing, whittling, revising and rewriting...

Story Excerpt: One bad day can always get worse (Part 1)…

Once again, as a courtesy to friends and family not particularly fond of my blue language from time to time, I must once again beg your forgiveness and rate this with R. For the rest of you, though (let's hum a few bars and give that first bunch a chance to log out: Hmmm, hmm … Continue reading Story Excerpt: One bad day can always get worse (Part 1)…

Possum Killin’ (Part 2)

You met my dog, Hico, in my last installment. We were talking about how you could pick up on all sorts of things from a dog's bark, if you learned how to listen. And as promised, allow me to introduce said possum. (Don't get too attached to him.) And here's where we left off: There’s … Continue reading Possum Killin’ (Part 2)