Happy Thanksgiving to my Readers in the U.S.!!! Some of you may have already gotten this post, but for anyone who missed it, here's a food-inspired podcast episode full of rotting meat and imaginary friends to keep your entertained as you cook up today's meal...or while you're digesting that meal. Oh, and please don't tell … Continue reading 17. Cooking Up Something Good — The Book Owl Podcast
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
Happy Halloween My Spooky Friends! Have you ever felt a strange chill while browsing a corner of your local library? Has a book ever mysteriously fallen off the shelves as you passed by? Does a ghost cat ever stroll through the stacks? No? Well, how damn boring! Luckily I'm here to satisfy your creepy cravings. … Continue reading Is Your Local Library Haunted?
Hello Bloglandia! It's Friday. You probably already have weekend plans, but just in case you don't (or if you still have some spare time to fill), I've added some new stories to my Payhip Bookstore that will provide more entertainment than a presidential debate. Wait, that wasn't entertainment? I thought the whole thing was a … Continue reading Friday Reads – Buttercup, Monsters, and Haunted Halls
That's right, it's Beer Lovers Day!! Which means, even though it's only 7:30 a.m. here in Portland, Finn McSpool has already been pouring hoppy goodness onto his cereal. As for me, since it's a bit too early to celebrate, I'm sharing a post from St. Patrick's Day a couple years ago in which Finn and … Continue reading Happy Beer Lover’s Day
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
Happy Saturday Bloglandia!! In case you missed it earlier this week, this week on The Book Owl Podcast I celebrated my 10th episode with a quiz to find out just how big of a book nerd you really are, and I dared to anger book lovers by revealing which movies might just be better than … Continue reading It’s the Book Nerd Quiz!
Hey Bloglandia! If you've ever been called "four eyes", you're going to love this latest episode of The Book Owl Podcast that shows just how fascinating glasses really are...no matter what that jerk bully told you in second grade! Enjoy!! To listen, you can click the image below to head right to the episode's page. … Continue reading The History of Eyeglasses: What Venice, Monks, and Syphilis Have to Do with Seeing Clearly — The Book Owl Podcast
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