About Spencer Reaves McCoy

Spencer Reaves McCoy’s fiction has appeared in regional and national publications. A lover of the written word, she grew up reading all genres of book, from horror to science fiction. A writer to the core, she loves nothing more than to sip cups of coffee on her back porch with notebooks strewn all around her.

The Ring

The Ring

I remember the feeling of a bag pulled over my head. It blocked most everything except the sun. I was pulled along to the ring with it shining down on me. I’d seen the ring before, of course. A spacious place that could seat thousands. It would be full today, I knew...

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Writer’s Cycle: Good, Bad, Terrible

Writer’s Cycle: Good, Bad, Terrible

Ready to hear about the writer's cycle that most aspiring authors share? We write, we think it's great, we realize it's not, and we feel terrible. Rinse and repeat. Today, let's break down the cycle so we can challenge each step! OMG! This is the Best Writing I've...

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Happy Ending

Happy Ending

Candace narrowed her eyes at her little brother. “Kit, be quiet. We’re supposed to go to bed.” Kit, four years younger and infinitely more obnoxious at only seven, peeked over his quilt at her. It was hard to see him in the nighttime shadows of their bedroom. “Candy,...

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Love, Simon: Rom-Com Coming of Age Tale

Love, Simon: Rom-Com Coming of Age Tale

So, the other night, I was bored. I couldn't find a good book to read. I didn't feel like working on one of my many projects. So I did something pretty rare for me. I decided to find a new movie to watch. I have to admit, I didn't expect to find anything good. I'm...

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Feature Film Friday: The Shining

Feature Film Friday: The Shining

Today, I’m going to be discussing The Shining by Stephen King. If you haven’t read or seen the movie, be prepared for spoilers. The story itself seems pretty simple.  A man, his wife, and his little boy go to look after a scenic hotel during the winter months.  Due to...

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Feature Film Friday: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Feature Film Friday: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

As an avid fan of the Millennium Series, I was excited when an english version of The Girl with Dragon Tattoo came to screen. I tried watching the Swedish version, but I’m one of those people who can’t watch a movie with subtitles alone, and unfortunately I don’t...

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- Spencer