It's Game Time Again!

Well, it looks like posting this story might turn out to be an annual Super Bowl thang for me after all. Enjoy!

Game Time

All eyes were on Deirdre when she walked into the room. She hated times like this. Those stares, what they were thinking behind their glassy eyes – always made her uncomfortable. Wet    [Continue reading]

Dana Mason's Dangerous Embrace

I have to admit it: when I first held Dana Mason’s debut novel, Dangerous Embrace, in my hands I was afraid to open its perfect-for-this-book cover. What if I hated it?

Dana is a good friend, even though we’ve never met in person. Sitting for hours staring at a computer screen and creating another reality out    [Continue reading]

Getting Down to Business

The summer’s half over, and I’m still sitting here with an unfinished draft of Moon Beach Magic. I thought I’d have the first draft finished as a birthday present to myself in May, but once I put the whole thing together I realized that the missing chunks were too big and the draft too drafty.

I’ve    [Continue reading]

Ira Glass on Storytelling

Ira Glass on Storytelling from David Shiyang Liu on Vimeo.

Wow, I just looked in my draft folder and saw this one. I have no idea why I didn’t post it earlier, but better late than never.

I’d like to have this video on auto-play on my laptop or hard-wired into my brain as a reminder to    [Continue reading]