What? You thought Book Launch Day was a one-off affair? Not when you have Beasties who want to do their part to make Domna a raging success. Just in case you missed the news, yesterday was Release Day for the first part of my serialized historical fantasy novel Domna: The Sun God's Daughter. It was … Continue reading Release Day Part Two!! The Beasties of Osteria
Hello Bloglandia! A few ornaments made the ultimate sacrifice and my tree might topple over at any minute, but Finn McSpool and Tammie & David Beastie have proven their climbing skills to create their very own antic-filled holiday greeting to send to you. I'm not about to scale any trees, but I'd still like to … Continue reading And a Merry Finn-mas to All
A question that's plagued mathematicians and book lovers for centuries is, "How many books are enough?" As you can see below, Finn McSpool has recently dedicated himself to tackling the calculations necessary to compute the answer we've all been waiting for. The answer that could revolutionize literary equation theory for years to come. -Um, Finn, that … Continue reading Finn Asks, How Many Books Are Enough?
Just a quick note from Finn McSpool (I told you he'd be back) and Tammie & David Beastie to say... HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!! And, of course, a very happy fourth Thursday in November to all my readers outside of the U.S....nothing more exciting than a Thursday, am I right? Oh, and if this photo shoot looks … Continue reading Have a Monstrous Thanksgiving!!
You know that saying, "It's hard to keep a good monster down"... Wait, no, that's not how it goes, is it? Anyway, Finn McSpool recently put this maxim to the test on a recent trip to Oregon's Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum. I've been wanting to visit this museum for ages because it houses a … Continue reading A Monster Mission to Outer Space
Halloween is still a few weeks away, but things are definitely getting a bit spooky around my neighborhood. Of course, Finn McSpool thinks himself a fearless explorer so he was eager to tag along with me for a walk one morning. A walk that soon had him fleeing for the safety of his usual spot … Continue reading Things Get Spooky for Finn McSpool
The first of October has rolled around again, and while for many people that means it's time to roll out the pumpkins, for Mr Husband and me it means it's time to celebrate getting hitched! That's right, we celebrated our anniversary earlier this week with a little getaway to the Oregon Coast. And of course, … Continue reading A Beastie-Filled Anniversary
Hey Everyone, Thanks for bearing with the brief blog hiatus last week. Now, on with the show because, as promised a couple weeks ago, it's time for Finn and I to set sail from Inishmore and dart off to Dublin. By the way, you may be wondering how I managed to keep Finn McSpool from … Continue reading The Books, Beasties, and Bronze Tarts of Dublin
You don't go to Ireland expecting fabulous weather, but our first full day on Inishmore (which you can read about here and here) brought AMAZING weather. So amazing that Mr Husband managed to get a sunburn on his cheeks to match the saddle sores on his, um, well, other cheeks. Unfortunately, our weather luck didn't … Continue reading Learning to Count and Giant Beehives: Final Day on Inishmore