…and about damn time to get back to the lost art of blogging. Capsule summary: I am well (joys-of-aging notwithstanding); my brother,John, has been on a six month trailer tour of the states and is staying with me over the holidays; I re-released The Damaged Series eBooks in 2019 to preview a brand new … More 2020 is Here!
1. I’m actually adding a post! 2. Major construction shall commence in order to keep YOU up-to-date on some exciting new events. :}
Yes, it’s been over a year. Mea Culpa. But there’s good news! I’m finishing and NEW novel that is a stand-alone and… another book in the Damaged Series. Yes! If you love Zeke and Anne as much as I do, you will be thrilled to meet Zeke’s super bratty thirteen year old niece and junior … More Annual Blog post
November 1st begins 30 days of Butt-in-Chair wordcrafting. I’ve entered every year except 2016. It’s become a training exercise for the discipline of writing EVERY Damn Day. Diligently done, I usually end up with a decent start to a manuscript. And this year, I’m amping up the pressure with a new idea. Several weeks … More NaNoWriMo is coming!
Hi All, I was just reviewing comments and noticed several questions on new releases of the Damaged series. I changed publishers last summer and I’m now working with http://www.sapphirebooks.com/ . I plan re-release the Damaged series within the next year and will announce a date when I have it. I really appreciate the kind words … More UPDATE on BOOKS
Just got back from a conference in Palm Springs–the 5th Anniversary Left Coast Literary Conference. We had some interesting panels and presentations, but the one that motivated me to get off the couch (so to speak) was from the exuberant Shawn Marie. She single-handedly lit a fire under our collective derrieres about the importance of … More She’s Baaack!
I’ve been recently pondering the idea of “qualifications”. Mostly what we expect from professionals we pay for service. Like hair stylist, manicurist, dog groomer. Did you know that those folks need to be licensed by the state? What about nursing home owners, morticians, cemetery owners? Of course, all drivers. Auto, truck, train, boat, bus, … More Is smart important?