Opinions Please! Book Cover Survey

It's not often in this politically-charged world that I dare ask anyone's opinion, but it's come that time in the book production process when I'm seeking input, opinions, thoughts, and comments. Of course, I'm trusting that you guys are all kind enough not to turn this into a sound bite-riddled shouting match unlike most "debates" … Continue reading Opinions Please! Book Cover Survey

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Do Some Reading While I’m Away

Hello Bloglandia! So, I'm in France. I know, it's a tough life as a writer. But just because I'm sipping wine and wandering around with a baguette (and Finn McSpool) jauntily sticking out of my satchel, doesn't mean I've forgotten about you. In fact, I had this post planned long before I left because I … Continue reading Do Some Reading While I’m Away

It’s No Joke at The Drive-Thru Window

Oh no! We've passed the middle of July and I haven't supplied you with your fix of short fiction for the month. I wrote this one back in the spring with a little help from the prompt producing folks over at The First Line Literary Journal. Unfortunately, the story didn't get accepted, but as the … Continue reading It’s No Joke at The Drive-Thru Window

Mistakes, Promises, and What I’ll Never Do Again

I experimented with using the self-publishing technique of rapid-release for my Domna series. Here's my overall thoughts on the strategy, the pros and cons of it, and a promise I'm making to myself and my readers for future books.