Hello Bloglandia, Tomorrow, yes, TOMORROW is Release Day for The Undead Mr. Tenpenny. I'm not sure whether to throw up or to celebrate. Both? Anyway, besides organizing a boat load of launch-week shenanigans, I'm also thinking back on the various bits and bobs that inspired this first book of my Cassie Black Trilogy. Namely, my … Continue reading Cassie Black: Some Funereal Inspiration (with Video)
My latest release, that's what!! Hello Bloglandia, That's right, today is the day The Osteria Chronicles Box Set (Books 4 - 6) hit the virtual shelves. And I've got some terrific treats for you to celebrate this little launch. First up... What's in this Second Box Set? This collection includes the final three books of … Continue reading What’s in the Box?!
Hello Bloglandia! It's that time of year again when I look back at past and future goals. Okay, well, I'm about a week late with this, but close enough. Before I glance back at what goals I did and didn't meet in 2020, and glance forward to my plans for 2021, please know that I'm still … Continue reading Looking Back, Looking Forward
Hello Bloglandia! I think we can agree 2020 has been a pretty crap year. But as far as reading goes, it hasn't been all that awful. In fact, the extra book time has meant the discovery of some amazing tomes. And yes, that extra reading (and listening) has brought about some horrible pieces of "literature" … Continue reading My Top Book Picks of 2020
Hey Bloglandia, Hoorah, after a mopey week, a happy post appeared in my WordPress Reader. That's right, it's another amazing review for one of my stories over on the Jaunts & Haunts blog. Many thanks to Jonny for reading this silly little tale and for trying it after hearing about it on The Book Owl … Continue reading Short Story Review: The Drive-Thru Window — Jaunts & Haunts
Hello Writers of Bloglandia! It's time for a new feature on the blog!! Since I know I have a fair number of followers who are also writers, I thought I'd start sharing some of the resources I've used to help y'all in your own writing and publishing pursuits. If you want to skip right to … Continue reading Resources for Writers: Let’s Get Digital
Hello Bloglandia! Before we dive anything further into the waters of this post, let me clarify we're talking about books and book covers here. Sorry to disappoint anyone hoping to see butts and boobies. Okay, for the one precent of you who are still reading, let's jump in because it's time for a cover reveal!!! … Continue reading Cassie Black Is No Longer Naked
Hello Bloglandia! If you've been following along on my meandering author journey, you'll know I've been going on about The Trilogy In Process for most of the year. I've mentioned first drafts of book three, final drafts of book one, and the second draft of the second book...which is all getting a bit numerical for … Continue reading Naming My Babies: The Trilogy Has Titles!
Hello Bloglandia! So, I'm grudgingly having to accept that we are knee-deep in autumn here in Portland. Anyone who's been with me for a while knows my distaste for the icky season between summer and winter. Besides the mucky leaves making the sidewalks treacherous, the darkening days, and the disgusting scent of pumpkin spice everything, … Continue reading Finn Frolics in the Floral Finale