I'm M. E. Garber, a speculative fiction writer living in north central Florida. My site is about writing -- the inspiration and perspiration -- and what influences me in my pursuit of the craft.
Tag Archives: joy
The figs are gone; we ate them all, and now we’re sad. No more figs for a year. Now the pineapples are growing–still green, but getting larger. The hibiscus shove out new blooms daily, and the butterfly ginger scent the … Continue reading
Nothing much to report except that my little figlets are doing beautiful things. Almost ripe, and my mouth is watering to taste them! And a Happy Tuesday to you all.
If you’re anything like me, you don’t always register the seasons according to what the calendar says, but rather listen instead to some “interior logic” of your own. So, in my mind, the 4th of July holiday marks the height … Continue reading
So yes, it’s Pi Day–you know, March 14? 3.14… Okay, yes, I’m making pie to celebrate. Key lime is about right this year. Something tart and sweet and refreshing. Yum. Oh, it’s also publication day for my story over on … Continue reading
It’s spring: redbud trees are flushed purple-red, while the plum tree is hazed with tiny white blossoms. Weeds are growing faster than I can pull them, and the sun is warming to a nice dozing temperature every morning (or so … Continue reading
OK, then sitting, right? Comfy? Need some tea? Water? A mint? No, I’m not nervous. Oh, yeah. My knee bounces on its own, sometimes. It just…it just does. Errrmmmgh. So, I made a sale. I’ve got a signed contract, and … Continue reading
I’m particularly pleased to announce that my story, “Sanachi’s Escape,” has sold to The Colored Lens, and should be published in their Winter 2017 edition, sometime in the first quarter. That’s really soon! Yes, you can be sure I’ll link to it here … Continue reading