Category: Writing and Publishing

Step 1: Begin

One of the hardest things to remember in any part of your life is to stop and return to the beginning. Think about it for a moment: You’re deep within a plot of a story you began with so much excitement. You’re staring at the words but you get frustrated because something isn’t right. Maybe…

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Get Serious About Writing

Having done enough conventions and literary panels this year, I wanted to address the question I seem to get most often: How do I stay on track? Many authors, especially those are who “new” to the craft, struggle with this but it is not exclusive to them. Veteran authors have this issue, too. So how do…

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Blood and Champagne

I’m going to try something different. I want this to be an ongoing story you get only here on my site. Keep in mind, it is pre-editor status. (What do you think you get for free! :D) Once a week, I will post a new addition to the story. If you enjoy it, please leave a…

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Whiskey Bullet (unedited)

Another short story, unedited, for fun. WHISKEY BULLET BY LISA VASQUEZ © Lisa Vasquez All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, or distributed, without the prior written permission  Saturday: Guys Night “Get your ass in gear, Chad. We’re leaving in ten minutes,” Mark yelled up to a window facing the drive.…

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Bunny and Clyde (Short Story)

The following short story was featured in Collected Easter Horror Shorts. If you want to read more twisted tales, please click on the book and follow the link! Bunny and Clyde By Lisa Vasquez   ©Lisa Vasquez All Rights Reserved All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, or distributed, without the prior…

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How to Design Evil: Human

WARNING: strong language within (sorry, I have a potty mouth when I’m excited or passionate about things) I get asked this question a lot. I want to state for the record, I’m not putting myself as the expert, but as a publisher it’s time I put on my “big girl” panties and accept that I have an…

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