Bars are closed. Theaters are closed. Sports are cancelled. Now is THE time to become a Book Nerd! To become a true book nerd, your primary source of reading material should be your local library. Most have ramped up their digital lending programs, allowing you extra checkouts and/or longer loan periods. But, if you are … Continue reading There’s No Better Time to Become a Book Nerd
Hey Bloglandia, I know it's an ominous time for new ventures, but pandemic or not, I'm plowing ahead with one of my goals for this year. I've been hinting since the start of the year about starting a podcast. Well, a couple weeks ago I committed to it by buying a domain name and website … Continue reading Are You a Book-Loving Podcast Fan?
Hello Bloglandia! Remember the holidays? Remember groaning over your slightly-dysfunctional, sappy-nutty family? Well, your family is going to seem like the Waltons after you get done with this Behind the Book feature. This time we're exploring the story of Rhea and Kronos, which includes playing favorites, parent-child rivalries, cannibalism, and a bit of ancient abdominal … Continue reading Behind the Book: A Really Dysfunctional Family
Hello Gardeners of Bloglandia! Since I've been keenly focussed on my fiction for the past couple years, you may have forgotten that a while ago I wrote a little non-fiction book called Going Native: Small Steps to a Healthy Garden. The book pulls on my wide array of gardening know-how, blends it with a strong … Continue reading Go Native in the Garden for Only 99c
Hello Bloglandia! If you've read any of the books from my historical fantasy series The Osteria Chronicles*, you'll be well familiar with the Areans, those pesky folks from the Aryana polis (city-state). *Quick note...I'm offering a huge discount on the Osteria Chronicles box set...see the end of the post for this amazing deal. As with … Continue reading Behind the Book: This is Sparta!