Author Archives: RieSheridanRose

About RieSheridanRose

Rie Sheridan Rose multitasks. A lot. Her short stories appear in numerous anthologies, including Nightmare Stalkers and Dream Walkers Vols. 1 and 2,  and Killing It Softly. She has authored twelve novels, six poetry chapbooks, and lyrics for dozens of songs. She tweets as @RieSheridanRose.

Love at First Site

While “Love at First Site” is the first story in Bruce and Roxanne from Start to Finnish, it was definitely not the first story written, and it ret-conns things a bit, but that can be dismissed by the time frame … Continue reading

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I Promised You Something New This Week

Today we are going to begin an in-depth look at the adventures of two of my favorite characters, “Bruce Vincent and Roxanne Rogers, a restauranteur and his waitress who save the world from supernatural creatures every other week.” That’s been … Continue reading

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Write What You Know

So, here we are at the final story in RieTales. As you might be able to guess from the title, it was written at a time when I was getting a little frustrated by that perennial advice. In this little … Continue reading

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Whine

Photo by Jimmy Chan on Pexels.com   I love “Whine.” It was fun to write…and almost impossible to find a home for. I must have shopped it around for two or three years originally. My mother liked it, but no … Continue reading

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We Must Have Cream for Sunday

Long before I finally got to visit Ireland last August, I wanted desperately to go. This desire found its way into several stories, including today’s RieTales story, “We Must Have Cream for Sunday.” That explains the setting, but not the … Continue reading

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Stormy Weather — This Story Might Make Some People Uncomfortable…

This RieTales story probably should have a trigger warning, but when I first wrote it, there were no trigger warnings. I’m letting you know now though because the world is different than it once was. Despite a rather idyllic beginning, … Continue reading

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Today is a Twofer…

…because these stories inexorably go together. They can’t be separated. At least since the second one has been written. You may or may not have noticed that the stories in RieTales are in alphabetical order. Except when it comes to … Continue reading

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It’s the Same Old Story…

Today’s story is another reimagining, though not of a fairy tale. I don’t want to give away the twist, because I like to give people a chance to figure out who the characters are. I will say, that it is … Continue reading

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Home By Sunset

“Home By Sunset” is the next RieTales story. It is a science fantasy story about a young girl with a mechanical horse living in a colony with a strict curfew. The title refers to trying to rush home to meet … Continue reading

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The Head Above the Gate

  The next RieTales story from Mocha Memoirs, The Head Above the Gate, is another of my fairy tale re-tellings. This time, with a Steampunk twist. The base story is The Goose-Girl. It was a lot of fun to update … Continue reading

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