Ooh, that's quite the title, isn't it? This question has been on my mind for a few days. See, now that the wildfire smoke has cleared (although the fires are still burning), I was able to get out in the garden, and while I trudged away in the dirt I listened to a recent episode … Continue reading Will Authors Go Extinct?
Hello Bloglandia! Even though the sizzling temps this week in Portland are making it feel more like it's still August, it is indeed September. And that means it's time for re-evaluating a few things. In normal times, it would be time to head back to school and this period is known as la rentrée by … Continue reading Mrs. Morris Meets Death…for free
Hello Bloglandia! Here we are again. Another round of book cover voting has wrapped up. Although last time our candidates ran a clean campaign and the results went uncontested, I fear the course of democracy may not run as smoothly this time around. If you missed the info about the story these candidates are destined … Continue reading The Votes Have Been Tallied (and there may be some election fraud)
This poll is now closed...if you'd like to see the (contested) results, you can find them HERE. Hello Opinionated Members of Bloglandia! Since you fine folks did a wonderful job at helping me pick the cover of my short story A Feast for Sight (which you can get for free by joining my newsletter team), … Continue reading It’s Time for Another Book Cover Survey
Hello Bloglandia! Okay, so after my little meltdown on Tuesday I have to thank everyone who sent their warm comments and encouraging emails. Those words and my own doggedness have me back in the writing saddle, which means it's time to take a little glimpse into the future. Sorry, I can't provide any useful upcoming … Continue reading What Does the Future Hold?
Hello Bloglandia! This is a bit of a whiny post and severely lacking in my usual snarky humor, but I'll try not take you too far into the dumps. As the title suggests, I'm having a tough time trying to figure out what's wrong with me. As in, why can I not write faster? Why … Continue reading What’s Wrong With Me?
Hello Bloglandia! I've been interrogated! Wait, no, that's not the right word. I've been interviewed. That's better. That's right, recently Jonny Pongratz, who writes dark tales and reviews books and movies over on the Jaunts & Haunts blog, asked if I'd like to be interviewed. And since I'm always looking for a bit of easy … Continue reading My Jaunts & Haunts Interrogation
Hello Voters of Bloglandia! You have spoken...and you didn't have to stand in a long line to make your voices heard. Okay, it was only a book cover survey, but hey, democracy is democracy, and I just want to thank every one who voted and commented on the cover choices I presented a couple weeks … Continue reading Cover Survey Results: And the Winner Is…
Ladies...you know that feeling that someone creepy is eyeing you when you're out for a run, and you try to tell yourself you're just being paranoid? Well, that feeling is real....and here's the proof from my run this morning! First, I sense him lurking behind some shrubbery... Then, he gives up hiding and reveals himself. … Continue reading A Friday Smile – Part 7