A Vase of Wildflowers

I'm a writer because I have stage fright.

A Long Time Coming

How’s it going, friends? How’s your writing and reading life? Feel free to post in the comments section about your own journeys. In the meantime, I’ll give you an update … Continue reading

June 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

Wynter Returns: A Chat with Meredith Spears on Writing Her Newest Novel

LeeAnn Adams Meredith Spears, an MFA candidate at Creighton University, was kind enough to take some time to talk to us about writing, the publication process, and her new romantic suspense…

March 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

When the Lights Go Out: An Interview with Chloe Livaudais

LeeAnn Adams The 2016 Blue River Editors’ prize for creative nonfiction went to Chloe Livaudais’ essay “Lazy Eye.”  In her essay, our editors found a mixture of powerful storytelling and craft. Livaudais takes…

January 9, 2017 · Leave a comment


Originally posted on Change Seven Magazine:
What a rough year 2016 was—the countless deaths of our favorite authors, actors, and musicians; wars at home and abroad; Brexit; not to mention our own mind-boggling political election. We…

January 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

11 wondrous speculative fiction short stories

Originally posted on Maria Haskins:
Another month gone by, another leap into the wealth of excellent speculative short fiction available online. There are so many wonderful websites and zines that publish…

November 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Book Review: Video Game Storytelling by Evan Skolnick

“I found it to be both interesting and entertaining, using real-life examples taken from very popular movies and games that most people will be readily familiar with. I feel that … Continue reading

September 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Read “War Song” in STARK

Hi friends! My poem “War Song” is now available to read in STARK, a poetry journal. It was fun to be among so many talented artists on the long list … Continue reading

September 5, 2016 · 2 Comments