dirty blues

April 11, 2016zaji0

This is an unedited excerpt from a work in progress. Down by the jook joint is where the sweatin’ and grindin’ began. But it by […]

i am misplaced

April 9, 2016zaji3

Writing Prompt: Misplaced Write a new post in response to today’s one-word prompt. The cosmic hand misplaced me, Zhala, and dropped me here. I traveled […]

it’s an imitation

March 29, 2016zaji1

Writing Prompt: Flangiprop! Invent a definition for the word “flangiprop,” then use the word in a post. Some things were too insane to be real, […]

no help for the helpless

March 28, 2016zaji1

Writing Prompt: Help Write a new post in response to today’s one-word prompt. Giant black garbage bags sat to the left and right of her. […]

forgetting you

March 14, 2016zaji0

I wrote this micro fiction piece today. Decided to play with an idea. ∞ ∞ ∞ ∞ i twist. i forgot about you last night. […]


March 13, 2016zaji0

This is a wild idea I came up with. Definitely needs some work (a lot of work) but it could become an interesting story if […]

when we were one (free!)

March 7, 2016zaji0

For a limited time I’m sharing my USA Today reviewed speculative fiction novel, When We Were One, for FREE. “…her story is a celebration of […]

the newspaper: a love story

February 28, 2016zaji0

The beginnings of something sad but mildly amusing. Imagine a world where bad news was the norm and good news was seen as strange and […]

tales from the road

February 27, 2016zaji0

Another possibility that could be developed into something. Must keep writing and editing and editing and editing. The van eased its way down highway 80 […]

the scrolls of ankh

February 21, 2016zaji0

Excerpt from a potential story. The Year One It was the time of change. The world was rediscovering itself in the aftermath of the great […]

the highway

February 21, 2016zaji0

The dusty black tar receding behind Panga ran into the forlorn past. Far from the groping and needy future, the road ahead beckoned her to […]

the elec-trick company

February 7, 2016zaji2

This is the beginning of an idea I believe I can flesh out and do something interesting with. I was thinking about consumerism, commercialism, capitalism, […]

the altar gods

February 5, 2016zaji2

This is a short story I’m still working on. It’s rough around the edges, but I like the idea of it. I started writing it […]