Author: Leigh Grissom

It's been a hell of a day. I said goodbye to a Good Woman, stolen by cancer at the too-young age of 60. I was sitting here staring at the picture taken off her and her husband at my signing for SABRE-6, and ...

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Mirror Man © 2020 by Leigh Grissom May 1, 2021 ​I think I’m losing my mind. ​I must be. Diaries are stupid and I don’t have time for this. I’d love to talk it out with someone, but they’ll just eyeball me like I’m a loony and I don’t...

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[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] WORLDWITHOUTEND, AMEN © 2020 by Leigh Grissom Featured in the March 2020 issue of The Scribe (Breaking Rules Publishing) ​They come. ​They always come. ​It doesn’t matter if they’ve heard the stories. ​It doesn’t matter if they’ve been warned. ​They come. ​They always come. ​And by the...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Last night, LeBron James passed Kobe Bryant as the 3rd all-time leading scorer in the NBA. Tonight ...

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[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]I check headlines sometimes. I shouldn't. Last week, I opened an article discussing the 26 reboots coming soon to a network near you. 26. Twenty-six. TWENTY WHAT IN THE HELL SIX. Let that sink in for a minute. I'll wait. Maybe I'm...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Two years. How time flies when you finally stop denying the fire that fuels your soul. August 24, 2017. The day my dream finally came true. It only took fifteen minutes after I hit "publish" on CreateSpace for KLS-9...