Monthly Archives: December 2011


Tomorrow is Christmas and hundreds of people everywhere will receive their new Kindles from Amazon.  Then what?  What books do they download? Here are my top three picks: For the historical fiction/Civil War buffs, and paranormal fans:  Soldiers From the … Continue reading

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"Does Father Still Beat You?"

Peter’s eyes closed and his fists clenched. “I’m a son of the South and she is a demanding mother. Even though sympathetic to the North, Mama Dixie will insist on my allegiance. I’m an officer and will be called to … Continue reading

Posted in Peter Montomery, R.H.Burkett, Ruth Burkett Weeks, Soldiers from the Mist, Unit 547 | 6 Comments

A Charlie Brown Christmas

Madison’s prompt for this week’s Friday fiction made me sad.            “Christmas was your favorite time of year. I hated the holiday. But not you. Every year you’d insist on putting up a damned tree. Had to be real. No … Continue reading

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Breaking News!!!!  Soldiers From the Mist is now available on Kindle.  Just in time for Christmas!!! Three men, three promises–two were broken, one should’ve been. Trapped for eternity because of these promises, the ghost of Charles Ely haunts the Ozark hills … Continue reading

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Sometimes simplicity is a soothing balm to the ragged heart: Sunday night my brother, great-nephew, and niece honored a Burkett Christmas tradition—we  loaded up  the Tahoe and drove around the neighborhoods looking at Christmas lights. My great-nephew is three years … Continue reading

Posted in lights, Lights of the Ozarks, Pet Smart, R.H.Burkett, Ruth Burkett Weeks, snakes | 15 Comments

Coming January 20, 2012: THE REDNECK EX

             REDNECK EX                               Summer Leigh is jolted back to the Ozarks from Alaska to help her coon-hunting, bull riding, ex-husband, Dwight. The last time she helped Dwight, he flicked her aside like an empty can of Skoal. What will … Continue reading

Posted in R.H.Burkett, Redneck Ex, romance, Ruth Burkett Weeks, snark, The Wild Rose Press | 10 Comments

Confessions of a Closet Bacon Eater

This week’s flash fiction from Madison is very unique.  I couldn’t tell what her son was doing in the picture until I read her caption that he was frying bacon on a space heater. What kind of a story could … Continue reading

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Jesus is coming! Christmas Day 2011

 Bayou Jesus: One of the many things I like about belonging to the Northwest Arkansas Writers’ Workshop is that the group is comprised of a variety of writers working on different genres—from westerns to romance and everything in-between.  I thought … Continue reading

Posted in horror, Kindle, M.G.Miller, macabre, Murderous, R.H.Burkett, Ruth Burkett Weeks, Southern Exposures Press, Southern Gothic | 6 Comments