Hello Bloglandia! First up, let me just say I am in no way making light of the situation in the Southeast US where loads of people are having a terrible time with Hurricane Ida. Anyone going through that loss, putting up with the aftermath, and having to deal with insurance and clean up is a … Continue reading A Stormy Month & A New Toy for Book Nerds
Hello Bloglandia! Recently, I had the exceptional honor of being asked by author, book blogger, and blogging buddy Jonny Pongratz to be one of the beta readers for his sci-fi short story, Conscience. Because I was hunting around for some way to procrastinate from my own wiring, I agreed. And holy uploaded brainwaves, Batman! This … Continue reading Saving the World with “Conscience”
Hey Reading Junkies! Is your Kindle (or other e-reader) hungry? Oh goodie, because I've teamed up with hundreds of other indie authors to offer you a trio of book bargains and freebies to fill it up!! The first two promos are specifically to spread the word about books that are in Kindle Unlimited. But even if … Continue reading A Triple Treat of Friday Reads
Hello Bloglandia! This week, it's just a quick post from me, but there's several hours of entertainment waiting for you... Things seem pretty surreal right now, don't they? Unfortunately, everything going on is NOT made up. So, If you could use a little break from reality, I've got you covered...and it won't cost you a … Continue reading I Got, Not One, but TWO Free Stories for You
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!!
Reading. It should be a means of escape. A way to unwind after a long day of reality. A way to curl up with a tasty beverage and relax. It's not! It's a means to win things and to beat out the competition!!! Well, in the summer anyway. Summer Reading Programs - Bring it On!! … Continue reading Throwing Down the Reading Gauntlet
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?
Like any book lover I have shelves full of books that I have every intention of reading but somehow never get to. One of these shelves is dedicated to my mostly-unread Stephen King novels. I've been reading King since I was a kid (which could explain a lot about the routes my brain takes) and … Continue reading Saturday Selections: The Tommyknockers (novel)