Hello Reader Friends. This is just a quick update about the Bad Spirits Anthology. Back in January me and a fellow author announced a submission call for a horror anthology about cyprid creatures. In May the submission call closed. We were overjoyed to have not only received high quality stories but a large amount of … Continue reading Bad Spirits Anthology update
(UPDATE: We’ve hit May already. Sadly, submissions are officially closed. (5/3/2022) Today's the day Clay Vermulm and I announce our collaboration project for all you spine tingling writers! We would love to have you work with us. Please read full details below. Calling all horror authors! We are seeking to edit together a collection of … Continue reading Bad Spirits Anthology Submission Call!
Hello friends and fellow readers. It’s been a while. What have you been up to? The past two years have been strange, haven’t they? I can certainly say that my bingo card pretty much filled up past capacity for 2021. From what I’ve heard and read, most feel the same way. Never mind covid, the … Continue reading Bye 2021, hello 2022 uncharted waters
Last week I shared a fun middle-grade short about a bot, and since mixing things up here isn't against the rules I bring you another short about a, well, bot. Only this one is for my mature readers. Adult fiction with a dark twist. “A Smile To Keep” is part of the Demented Mother’s Day … Continue reading “A Smile To Keep” a dark short story
My story "Refurb" is now live at http://www.goHavok.com A middle grade short story. If this is your kind of read please stop by to check it out. It's only free to read for 24 hours before it becomes for members only. Browse Havok to discover more stories and authors. They publish awesome stuff! https://videopress.com/v/eLjs1JGZ?preloadContent=metadata For … Continue reading “Refurb” by Tori V. Rainn
“Don’t give up” is probably one of the most common encouragements we tell each other to push one another forward. It’s easy to say, but is it easy to do? I’m going to share a personal story about my writing journey and how I ended up with a book contract in my pocket. My wish … Continue reading Let’s not give up