The Successes and Failures of My Writing World in 2018

Happy 2019 Bloglandia!! I'm a day late with my New Year's wishes, but hopefully that has given everyone time to get over their hangovers. With the New Year upon us, I thought I’d go out on a limb and share with you how my 2018 went. This is the first time I’ve bared my statistical … Continue reading The Successes and Failures of My Writing World in 2018

Finn McSpool Predicts the Future

When Finn McSpool and I visited Pittock Mansion to see the Christmas displays a couple weeks ago, one of the rooms had an eerie Fortune Teller theme...made even eerier by a certain monster floating into the shot. Inspired by these mysteries of prognostication, Finn has shuffled the tarot deck, tossed the rune sticks, pulled out … Continue reading Finn McSpool Predicts the Future

Changes Are on the Way (and so is free stuff)

Hello Shiny People! Yes, as the title indicates, changes are on the way to my website, my book availability, and my mailing list. What's brought all this about? Well, besides my constant quest to hone and improve the business side of my writing, a bunch of "events" are happening all at once in my writing … Continue reading Changes Are on the Way (and so is free stuff)

Writing News: I’m Dancing the Jig of Joy!!!

With another heat wave hovering over us, we’re sweltering here in Portland, but that doesn’t mean I haven’t been getting plenty of exercise…namely in the form of Happy Dancing (hopefully no neighbors have been peeking in the windows!). And the reason for this jig of joy? Well..... Last Saturday at about 5:25 p.m. I finished a major … Continue reading Writing News: I’m Dancing the Jig of Joy!!!

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Finn McSpool Storms Kilkenny Castle

Now that Finn McSpool gave Bloglandia a rundown of some of his favorite parts of our trip to his homeland, it's time to start delving into a series of trip reports about all the sights he saw in Ireland, the activities he undertook, and the "situations" he is famous for getting into (and out of, … Continue reading Finn McSpool Storms Kilkenny Castle