“Prescription for Ratings: The Contestants” is LIVE! Get your copy today!

IT’S RELEASE DAY!  James and I proudly present our new City-State short story, “Prescription for Ratings: The Contestants”.  Grab your copy HERE via Amazon for $.99! It is also available for review and critique on GoodReads. In this piece (around 7,200 words), readers will experience the entertainment sector of City-State.  With government controlled television shows, … More “Prescription for Ratings: The Contestants” is LIVE! Get your copy today!

“Prescription for Ratings: The Contestants” Is Now Available for Pre-Order!

Here we go!  James and I are releasing our newest short story, “Prescription for Ratings: The Contestants” on June 25th, and it is available for pre-order NOW for $.99! This is the first in a series of two short pieces that outline City-State’s government-controlled entertainment programming. Please click here to view all the details via … More “Prescription for Ratings: The Contestants” Is Now Available for Pre-Order!

Little Free Libraries: Spreading the Love in Raleigh, North Carolina

      Have you seen these?  These small wonders are called Little Free Libraries.  On the honor system, readers take a book, read a book, and return a book. On a recent visit to Raleigh, my best friend and I Google mapped our way around the center of the city and distributed copies of … More Little Free Libraries: Spreading the Love in Raleigh, North Carolina

Ah! The Weird, Overcrowded Community Board…

Has anyone stuck a business card onto one of these busy boards?  I’m afraid City-State will get lost in the sea of local plumbers, artificial candles, coffee shops, and cleaning services. Well, hopefully the dysfunction of our dystopia will entice someone to pluck our dark card from the deck. Come on, library patrons, you know … More Ah! The Weird, Overcrowded Community Board…

Adventures in Co-Writing – Adventures in City-State

The Dystopian Nation of City-State has two authors.  City-State requires two authors with its sophisticated layer system, its corrupt government, its restricted societal class system, its nihilistic cult, and its magical floating city. And what’s trending in City-State? It’s the hashtag, #helpmejames. A little background: James and I attended high school together in Melbourne, Florida, … More Adventures in Co-Writing – Adventures in City-State

Beta Readers Needed! It’s Time for Round Two!

Beta read round #1 for “Television’s Prescription for Ratings” went extremely well!  The main deficiency of this piece was a lack of character development.  As James and I previously stated, feedback and criticism is very important, and we respect our readers’ suggestions.  So… James and I are rewriting and reediting the piece, we are splitting … More Beta Readers Needed! It’s Time for Round Two!