A Long Days Journey

The Author Barrett is gleefully back on the prairie after 12 days on the road. It’s hot, dry, and breezy–but comfortable  inside–PLUS it’s not moving. Sunday the 10th, I set out for Minneapolis with my car loaded with snacks and entertainment. My enthusiasm carried me to Tucumcari and through the corner of Texas and Oklahoma. The … More A Long Days Journey

Excitement in the air

Things are hopping around the Manse this week.(not that you could guess by the picture) Washing machines, vacuuming, suitcases being shuffled, and the requisite visit from the plumber-because-the cooler-ain’t coolin’. All this in preparation for a road trip to the Midwest. Next stop–Minneapolis, MN! Well, not exactly…probably somewhere in sunny Kansas. Eventually, Minnesota for the 8th … More Excitement in the air

“…when is book 3 coming?”

Alright, you’ve read Damaged in Service, maybe you’ve even started Defying Gravity…or not. (There’s still time, both are available at Amazon, Affinity eBooks , or Barnes and Noble) But for the wonderfully insatiable Zeke-Freaks out here, I shall provide a quick scene from the Book 3 work-in-progress… **** Zeke jumped when the garage door opened. Running to … More “…when is book 3 coming?”

feelin’ the love

It’s just about two months before the 8th annual Golden Crown Literary Society convention–where it all stared. Two years ago–with the help of Diane Gaidry, my very supportive Life Coach–I cobbled together some presentation packets for pitches, sent five chapters of my fledgling novel to the mentor program, and packed a bag for Orlando. The … More feelin’ the love

It’s Official!

   March 15th 2012 Bang the gong! Defying Gravity is NOW available from Affinity, Amazon, and Barnes and Noble. “you’ve met them, you love them, find out how this this develops.”