BOOK REVIEW: The Last Thing He Told Me I really wanted to love this book. And there were many parts of it that I truly liked. But it was kind of like having a fun romp in the sack without an orgasm...lots of enjoyable moments but without the big payoff. And while good sex is still good, it’s always better with a … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: The Last Thing He Told Me

Good press is good press!

I'm thrilled and honored to have one of my short stories reviewed online by Eakle Reviews! There's just something amazing about having someone else read your work and offer an opinion about it. I'm so grateful that anyone would take the time to do so. Check out his other reviews as well...he looks at books/novels … Continue reading Good press is good press!

Collateral Damage

by Karen Kinley “I can’t stay with you anymore.” The words stung Jeremy’s ears even though he’d heard them many times before. He quietly closed the door behind him and scooted across his bed, knocking a tattered stuffed animal to the floor in the process. He pulled his legs up to his chest, wrapped his … Continue reading Collateral Damage

Who You Calling Short?!

Maya Angelou once said, "There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” I believe she was quite right. Recently I have discovered the joy of short story fiction writing. And now that I have opened that Pandora's Box, I can't seem to stop. It seems that there were a lot of … Continue reading Who You Calling Short?!

A Resolution of JOY

Despite 12 years of Catholic education, I consider myself more spiritual than religious. You may argue that "spiritual" and "religious" mean the same thing. But to me, being spiritual relates to matters of the soul and intangible things, including heavenly beings. Being "religious" pertains to the specific beliefs of a particular religion. My blog, my … Continue reading A Resolution of JOY