Fractured Fragment Friday: Cats of War III Collection Promotion, with “Imperial Imperilment”
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Fractured Fragment Friday: Cats of War III Collection Promotion, with “Imperial Imperilment”

It’s official! Cats of War III (my third Herc Tom, Champion of the Empire collection) is ready for its July 8th release date. So this Fractured Fragment Friday, we’ll visit the eighth story in the series (and the first in the collection) – “Imperial Imperilment.” Here’s the Blurb Lord Phylo and his Canine Armada have … Continue reading

Fractured Fragment Friday: Detective Jimmy Delaney Struggles to Thwart an Old Nemesis Who Has “Hacked Off” Police Monitoring
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Fractured Fragment Friday: Detective Jimmy Delaney Struggles to Thwart an Old Nemesis Who Has “Hacked Off” Police Monitoring

Now that I have Ups and Downs: Detective Jimmy Delaney Collection #3 ready for its May 20th release, Fractured Fragment Fridays can return to Jimmy Delaney, resuming with “Hacked Off”, the seventh in the series. At the very start of the series,  Jimmy exposed himself to mind control through an illegal AugMentor™ implant. Despite how … Continue reading

Fractured Fragment Friday: Jimmy Delaney Discovers Those Needed Skills Weren’t All That Came To Him “In a Flash” Drive
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Fractured Fragment Friday: Jimmy Delaney Discovers Those Needed Skills Weren’t All That Came To Him “In a Flash” Drive

We’re going to spend a few Fractured Fragment Fridays with Detective Jimmy Delaney, This week with the series starter: “In a Flash.” So, where did Jimmy come from? He started with an off-hand comment, someone wishing they could just plug a flash drive into their head and get the knowledge and skills they needed without … Continue reading

Fractured Fragment Friday: But What If He Doesn’t Want Those Injuries “Getting Personal”?
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Fractured Fragment Friday: But What If He Doesn’t Want Those Injuries “Getting Personal”?

My next release (scheduled for March 18th) will be “Getting Personal” I had two self-made story prompts that I referenced for “Getting Personal” – each entered into my IDEAS file over ten years ago: Personal Injury Specialists – when the injury needs to be personal, and Dangerous Bidding. I know the story that resulted had … Continue reading

Fractured Fragment Friday (and a FREE eBook): Sometimes You Do What You Must Without “Purr Mission” and Ask Forgiveness Later
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Fractured Fragment Friday (and a FREE eBook): Sometimes You Do What You Must Without “Purr Mission” and Ask Forgiveness Later

For the next few Fractured Fragment Fridays, we’ll visit the eleven stories in my Herc Tom, Champion of the Empire series. First up is “Purr Mission”, and an explanation of how Herc Tom came to be. So – cats. Why did I decide to write a story about cats? I didn’t, really. “Purr Mission” started with … Continue reading

Fractured Fragment Friday: Encounter with Strange Life Form Leaves a “Lasting Impression”
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Fractured Fragment Friday: Encounter with Strange Life Form Leaves a “Lasting Impression”

“Lasting Impression” came into my mind with the image of a strange creature fading into the woods. I thought it might be a good origin story for Sheriff Audrey Harper in “Sasqwhat?” and then the story rolled out from there (and in typical PANTSER fashion, the creature wasn’t what I first thought it was, either.). … Continue reading

Fractured Fragment Friday: What is the Proper Etiquette When a Witch  Invites a Demon for “Date Night”?
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Fractured Fragment Friday: What is the Proper Etiquette When a Witch  Invites a Demon for “Date Night”?

Since we’re in the witching season, all of October’s Fractured Fragment Fridays will promote stories from my themed collection WEIRD, But not TOO Scary Tales. “Date Night” is a speculative fiction short story with a bit of paranormal romance for flavor. It’s also the third of my four stories that have earned an Honorable Mention … Continue reading