Joe Beernink

Author’s Note: This is Part 6 of a series of posts serializing my novella 38 Years Old (Never Kissed a Girl). For more information on the origins of this novella, including...

Author’s Note: This is Part 5 of a series of posts serializing my novella 38 Years Old (Never Kissed a Girl). For more information on the origins of this novella, including...

Author’s Note: This is Part 4 of a series of posts serializing my novella 38 Years Old (Never Kissed a Girl). For more information on the origins of this novella, including...

Author’s Note: This is Part 3 of a series of posts serializing my novella 38 Years Old (Never Kissed a Girl). For more information on the origins of this novella, including...

Author’s Note: This is Part 2 of a series of posts serializing my novella 38 Years Old (Never Kissed a Girl). For more information on the origins of this novella, including...

Author’s Note: This is Part 1 of a series of posts serializing my novella 38 Years Old (Never Kissed a Girl). For more information on the origins of this novella, including...

I grew up in Canada, and we called November 11, Remembrance Day, not Veterans Day. I’m an American citizen now, and I do appreciate the sacrifices of the US men and...

Today was the 3rd Annual “Write In the Valley” Event in Sumner, WA. Jason Black and Janna Cawrse-Esarey were scheduled to be there, and since this event was very close to...

As an exercise for one of my writing groups, we put together short stories which took a a character archetype, and had them do something completely out of character. For instance,...

Back in 1997 I was living in Colorado, and I routinely drove from Boulder to to Westminster, a short trip that involved a rather notorious interchange. At certain times of the...