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

The Quick and Dirty (and Funny) Blog Post

With the proofing and editing of The Bonds of Osteria, the editing and rewriting of a new book series, creating some ad copy, and writing an article for Horticulture magazine, this week I'm absolutely drowning in work. As such, I'm wimping out and doing a quick and dirty (and hopefully funny) post for this Wednesday's … Continue reading The Quick and Dirty (and Funny) Blog Post

Clearing the Hurdle of Book Four, aka “Bonds is DONE!”

That's right The Bonds of Osteria: Book Four of the Osteria Chronicles is DONE!! Okay, not "done" done, but done enough to celebrate with all kinds of happy dancing and hoppy libations because it was a major struggle getting to this point. The Troubles I wrote the bare bones of Bonds as I was reworking … Continue reading Clearing the Hurdle of Book Four, aka “Bonds is DONE!”

Celebrate The Maze’s Release Day!!

Well, it’s finally (FINALLLLY) here. After many battles with plots, story lines, and self-doubt, The Maze: Book Three of the Osteria Chronicles is now officially scattered across the online shelves of various book retailers. Yay!!! And better yet, Book Four is already chugging along nicely. Although still in the revising stage and not scheduled for release until next … Continue reading Celebrate The Maze’s Release Day!!