THE SUGARPLUM FAVOR (A Christmas Story) by Tad Williams

Tad Williams’ new short story collection, A Stark And Wormy Knight, is available now, worldwide, as an ebook, $4.99 (or equivalent) for one month http://www.amazon.com/Stark-Wormy-Knight-ebook/dp/B006P2QX3U The following story is unique to this blog and a few others.  Happy Holidays. THE SUGARPLUM FAVOR (A Christmas Story) Tad Williams Danny Mendoza counted his change three times in while the teacher talked about what they were all supposed to bring for the class winter holiday party tomorrow.  It was really a Christmas party, at least in Danny’s class, because that’s what all the kids’ families’ celebrated.  Danny had his party contribution covered.  He had volunteered to bring napkins and paper plates and cups because his family had some left over from his little […]

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GalaxyBillies Christmas

http://media.blubrry.com/getpublished/p/www.michellplested.com/wp-content/uploads/GalaxyBillies/GalaxyBilliesChristmasSpecial.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSHello my Friends. I’ve been thinking about what my next GalaxyBillies story would be ever since I finished the 20-episode original Podcast. I have a couple ideas, but I simply haven’t had time to do anything with them. Then, as Christmas began to near I felt more an more that I needed to write a Christmas story. But what? Then it dawned on me that I could do a story with my favorite Galaxy-hopping humans. I hope you enjoy the story. It was fun to write and a real reminder to me of how much work the production is for each episode. I must have been working on […]

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Tis the Season

Most of us have probably watched a holiday special of one kind or another. When I was a kid, that holiday special was always “A Charlie Brown Christmas”. Okay, I’ll admit it, I still watch “Charlie Brown Christmas” every year, even now. There are lots of other holiday specials out there too. “Star Wars Christmas” comes to mind as a particularly… well let’s just say memorable to be charitable. The Muppets have a couple and pretty much every cartoon out there has at least one. I even saw “Ice Age Christmas” in the stores the other day. Yes, I bought it and it is pretty funny. All these specials got me thinking about why their creators did them in the […]

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