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
MINE! Thursday, in between proofreading sessions on The Battle of Ares (Book Five of the Osteria Chronicles), I checked my inbox and found an email vaguely titled "Contest". So, of course, I immediately think it's spam. Luckily, I can preview the first couple lines of my emails and noticed this one read: Congratulations from SMK … Continue reading Whose Novel Just Won A Prize?
Hello Bloglandia!! After delving into my 2019 successes and failures in last week's post "Did I Win 2019?" it's finally time to get out the crystal ball and gaze into what my writing world holds for 2020. Oh, and in case you missed it, be sure to check out "My Top Rated Reads of 2019." But enough … Continue reading Writing My Way Through 2020
Happy New Year Bloglandia!! If you're reading this, that's a good sign that you aren't still blind drunk from last night. And that your hangover headache isn't too excruciating. So congrats! Excellent start to 2020, right? As you can see, Finn McSpool may have overindulged last night. Luckily, while he's sleeping it off, I can … Continue reading Writing Goals: Did I Win 2019?
Hello Bloglandia! Just another quick post from me this week to let you know about Smashwords Super Amazing End of Year Sale. Or, as I like to call it, A Book Addict's Holiday Dream. During this annual sale, which runs from 25 December through 1 January, you can pick up all manner of ebooks by … Continue reading Smashwords End of Year E-Book Bargains
Hello Bloglandia! I recently heard of someone doing an "End of Decade" comparison between where their writing career was at in 2009 versus 2019 and I thought, "I could totally steal that idea." Okay, the math and calendar-keeping nerds out there all know we have one more year of the 2010s, and I completely agree … Continue reading 2009 vs 2019 – A Decade of Writing
Hello Bloglandia! Now, while I had an announcement to make today, I wasn't expecting to get to make two announcements...the first of which is super exciting.... I've had a story accepted by First Line Literary Journal!!! Okay, this isn't a huge magazine with world renown, but it was my goal this year to get a … Continue reading Happy Writing Goal News!!