A woman sitting in a chair reading and enjoying an issue of Bear Creek Gazette featuring Greenfingered Growths by James C. Holland

Long Covid and my first published story (or seven)

The epilogue to “Greenfingered Growths”, my year-long alien-invasion-gardening-column epic has just been published in Bear Creek Gazette. “What’s that?” you say, “Alien invasion gardening column? That you’ve been writing for … Continue reading Long Covid and my first published story (or seven)

The Hatchery Anthology

My very short story, Orange Spray Paint,  has been accepted for an Anthology by members of my writing group, The Hatchery. You can download a copy onto your kindle, or other … Continue reading The Hatchery Anthology

Masterclass dismissed!

Unbelievably, I’ve gotten through the five-week short story Masterclass already. It’s been very difficult trying to juggle the homework with everything else that’s been going on but I’ve tried to … Continue reading Masterclass dismissed!

How does a playwright write a play right? (or ‘My first play!’)

I’d never written a play before and I had no idea if I could. I certainly didn’t know if I could write a play where you can’t specify anyone’s gender. Nonetheless, a … Continue reading How does a playwright write a play right? (or ‘My first play!’)