The World on my mind, and my mind on The World

I’ll be honest, it’s been tough to think about anything other than our planet Earth in crisis. I won’t get into the details because, unless you are living under a rock (actually, good for you, you’re practicing this new thing called ‘Social Distancing’!), we all know the deal and what we all have to do to…

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All the Time in the World

It’s been Day 8 of my social distancing. So far, it’s working out rather well. I’m getting a lot done in all areas of my life such as house projects and of course, my author life tasks. I’m working on all kinds of things in the Scarlette Rayne Empire! I can say to you now…

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Away for far too long!

Shame on me. I haven’t posted a blog since 2017!!!!!! Almost three years! What. In. The. Word. Happened? In a word, ‘Life’ and I’m sure everyone can relate. Life happens and tasks and projects that are not priorities, become an after thought, and sometimes forgotten. Although I haven’t completely forgotten about my blog, it as…

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Her Own Private Hell–Flash Fiction Challenge 2017

“Her Own Private Hell”   A young woman may have gotten more than she anticipated when given a community service sentence. The relentless buzz of the alarm exacerbated Jessica’s frayed nerves. Her insomnia evoked by various reasons she had to wake up early every morning. One reason was her court-ordered community service at the soup…

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Goodreads Book Giveaway Nocturne of Secrecy by Scarlette Rayne Giveaway ends March 13, 2017. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter Giveaway…

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Featured Book of the Day–B.D. Snowden

Hello Beloved Readers! I want to share with you today another amazing author of fantasy fiction. “Warrior” is the first book in B.D. Snowden’s Vukasin Saga Series. Check out the book blurb!!! They needed her…They took her. Their world will never be the same. Reijo Tiaret followed orders. When he was told to acquire fertile…

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Featured Book of the Day!

Hello Readers! I am doing something different on my blog. I will be featuring books from other indie authors to show some love and help support their efforts as authors who self-publish. Perhaps you can find your next read here! Buy links are listed below. Who doesn’t love a good paranormal story? Check this one…

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Zero to Hero

This is the story I submitted for Round 2 of the NYC Midnight Flash Fiction Challenge 2106 Enjoy! Prompts given– Genre: Fantasy Location: An alley Object: A canister of pepper spray Zero to Hero      Synopsis: A dejected man who lost everything and has nothing more to live for, crosses paths with two other worldly…

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We’re in This Together

We’re in this Together   Synopsis: In the cold, desolate night of a big city–love, passion and adventure bloom in the most unusual way.   A long arduous journey in the snow calls for something to take the edge off of my nerves. A hot meal and a warm bed sounds idealistic, but at a…

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