I’ve made it to Release Day! The Unscheduled Stops anthology is now available for download on Smashwords. The e-book is free until Dec. 31, 2011.
View the video trailer on Youtube – The Unscheduled Stops – Trailer.
Take a look at the webpage
How would you like to win an 11X17 photographic print of the original, untitled, wrap-around cover design, signed by artist Dave J. Ford and myself? Here’s how you do it…
This is a writing challenge. In less than 350 words, introduce a character to me by describing ONLY their hands. Writers will often give descriptions of a character’s body or facial structure. We nearly always describe their eyes, but rarely have I seen a characters hands mentioned or decribed. Place your entry in the comments below until December 5, 2011. I will then post the entries on my fanpage for two days. My fans will chose the winner by “liking” the entries. The entry with the most likes by midnight on December 7th (E.S.T.), will win the print. Good Luck!! (If you’d like to see a copy of the print, you can view it HERE.
Now, back to the book. The anthology is 5 pieces of poetry/prose and six short stories. Here is a breakdown of the short stories:
Daisy’s Love at War – 2892 words
An 84 year old widow living with dementia, Daisy Patterson struggles with reality, fantasy and memory. She was a war-bride and a writer in her youth. One of her caregivers is about to discover there’s more to Daisy than anyone thought.
No Cookies Today – 720 words
An errand, a bag of cookies and a temper tantrum; the things that can change our perspective can be so unusual.
Thief’s Moon – 2608 words (erotic-romance)
A cat burglar and a lawyer with a shared past. Love and passion can change everything.
Chance – 1300 words
Even when your heart is brittle, sometimes love is worth the risk.
A Startling Character – 981 words
A writer goes to a cafe to find a subject for a character study, but who is studying who?
Moving On – 1224 words
The end of a marriage is painful. What comes after is even harder.
I hope you enjoy your journey to The Unscheduled Stops with me.
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