Brain Drain Meets Head Cold

Hello Bloglandia! I've got two things going against me today so today's post is going to be a tad bit half ass (but there's still great stuff ahead, so don't click away just yet). First, YAY!!!! Last week I wrote the entire first draft of a new book. And by "week" I mean six days, … Continue reading Brain Drain Meets Head Cold

The Eyes Don’t Have It

There are a couple things I don’t often share with people: One, my vision is awful and, two, my income from my creative work is less than what some panhandlers make. Wait, no, there’s three things: I also hate my glasses. How awful is my vision? From an early age, eye doctors have looked at … Continue reading The Eyes Don’t Have It

A Special Happy Birthday Message!!

Get out the cake mix and giant tub o' frosting because today is Mr. Husband's birthday!! Usually the only other creature who gets to share this blog space is Finn McSpool (and David and Tammie Beastie when Finn is feeling generous), but I just wanted to give a big shout out to Mr. Husband (the … Continue reading A Special Happy Birthday Message!!

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Seeing Into Domna’s Future

Yesterday, as you may know, Domna, Part Four: The Regent's Edict was unleashed upon the world, but prior to the release of this fourth installment of my serialized historical fantasy novel I sat down to do a little number crunching, some head scratching, and a bit of re-evaluation based on all that crunching and scratching. What's … Continue reading Seeing Into Domna’s Future

The Funny Side of Writing Fight Scenes

If you’ve read any of the books in my Osteria Chronicles series or some of the parts of Domna, you may have noticed several pages are filled with action-packed fighting. Whether it’s Hercules cousin, Iolalus, battling a hydra or Theseus going toe to toe with the minotaur, my fight scenes have (hopefully) provided you as … Continue reading The Funny Side of Writing Fight Scenes