Happy Wednesday Bloglandia! So back in the Long Long Ago Times (aka "pre-pandemic") I used to take these things called "vacations." You may have heard of them. To prepare for these vacations, I would go through several mad rituals such as planning outfits (only to wear the same two things the entire trip), organizing toiletries … Continue reading Going Medieval on Book Thieves
Hello Book Lovers of Bloglandia!! Just a quick post to make sure you're all set with reading material for the weekend, especially if you're in the US, Canada, Australia, or New Zealand. But don't worry, there's something for you no matter where you are because I believe EVERYONE across the globe should spend more time … Continue reading Four Times the Fun for Fiction Friday
Hello Bloglandia! I almost didn't get around to doing a video update this month (hey, who just cheered?!). But in the nick of time, I threw myself in front of the camera phone and recorded a writing update. If you prefer a just-the-basics update, you'll find that below along with my sales stats from August. … Continue reading Getting Double Booked in August (Writing Round-Up)
Hello Bloglandia! First up, let me just say I am in no way making light of the situation in the Southeast US where loads of people are having a terrible time with Hurricane Ida. Anyone going through that loss, putting up with the aftermath, and having to deal with insurance and clean up is a … Continue reading A Stormy Month & A New Toy for Book Nerds
Hello Book Lovers of Bloglandia! Just a very quick post because I want to make sure you have a weekend full of laughs. And hey, since laughter is an excellent abdominal workout, as you're delving into this fun-filled book recommendation, you can tell yourself you're also getting a great workout. Multi-tasking at its best! Of … Continue reading Hoorah for (Funny) Fiction Friday!
Hello Bloglandia! If you happen to pay any attention to the news (depressing, I know) or to my Instagram account (which no one does), you'll know the Pacific Northwest has angered the sun gods this summer. Apparently we forgot to sacrifice a salmon or a microbrew or whatever it takes to appease King Sol. Temperatures … Continue reading If You Can’t Stand the Heat…Get Out the Humor?
Hello Bloglandia! I have a little confession. I like free stuff. I know, I know, who doesn't? I mean, no one's going to turn down a free lamp from Tiffany's, right? But the free stuff I'm talking about isn't exactly treasure. Well, not always. Let me explain... So I walk and run a lot to … Continue reading Another Man’s Junk…
Once again, I found myself tumbling into a curious reading theme in July. This time many of the books I picked up had troublesome buildings playing a key role in the story. From the possessed printing office of The Stranger Times to the dark demons haunting Gil's All-Fright Diner to the tragic event outside The Dakota in The Final Days … Continue reading July’s Reading Round-up: Location, Location, Location
Hello Bloglandia! Bit of an odd (in a weird way) title there, but it was also an odd (in a funny way) phone call when that line was spoken. A little background about parental support regarding my creative endeavors first. My mom has always been super supportive of my writing without being shy to say, … Continue reading “Did You Get the Email!?”