Fighting for the Right to Read in Missouri

So the other day I was catching up on a bit of podcast listening. After zipping through all the self-promotional material at the start of the podcast, I finally got to the meat of the Sell More Books Show during which they present a few tips and then five news items related to writing, reading, … Continue reading Fighting for the Right to Read in Missouri

And the Winning Cover Is….

Hello Bloglandia, Whether you find it a bunch of ridiculous glad-handing or not, award season is upon us. But before we start drowning too deeply in gold statues that look like murder weapons from an Agatha Christie novel, I've got my own competition to wrap up. If you'll remember, about a month ago, I went … Continue reading And the Winning Cover Is….

Free Fantasy & Cheap Romance

Hello Bloglandia, Just a quickie post to celebrate Monday. Oh, wait, most people don't like Mondays, do they? About this time, many people are at work already pondering the weekend, or at least their lunch break. And maybe you've got dreams of spending that lunch break and/or weekend with a new book. Well, you're in … Continue reading Free Fantasy & Cheap Romance

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A Brand New Library to Drool Over

To say I'm a book addict would be like saying Keith Richards has dabbled a few times in drugs and alcohol....a bit of an understatement. And like any addict, supporting my habit might require me to dive into a life of crime if not for one of the best inventions humans have ever come up … Continue reading A Brand New Library to Drool Over

Whose Novel Just Won A Prize?

MINE! Thursday, in between proofreading sessions on The Battle of Ares (Book Five of the Osteria Chronicles), I checked my inbox and found an email vaguely titled "Contest". So, of course, I immediately think it's spam. Luckily, I can preview the first couple lines of my emails and noticed this one read: Congratulations from SMK … Continue reading Whose Novel Just Won A Prize?