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
Stepping Into the Boxing Ring with “Champ”
Hey Bloglandia! Before I deliver the one-two punch of today's post, I just wanted to give a big ol' heap of THANKS to Jonny over on the Jaunts & Haunts blog for his recent absolutely humbling reviews of my short stories "Space Walk," "Testing the Waters," and "A Feast for Sight." You can read the … Continue reading Stepping Into the Boxing Ring with “Champ”
Cover Survey Results: And the Winner Is…
Hello Voters of Bloglandia! You have spoken...and you didn't have to stand in a long line to make your voices heard. Okay, it was only a book cover survey, but hey, democracy is democracy, and I just want to thank every one who voted and commented on the cover choices I presented a couple weeks … Continue reading Cover Survey Results: And the Winner Is…
Opinions Please….Quickie Cover Survey
Howdy Bloglandia, Here's the deal...I'm revamping a few things with my author "branding" and want to give a new look to the short story I use to lure unsuspecting humans to sign up for my newsletter. But this make over isn't just about re-branding. See, I just never liked the old cover. While the story … Continue reading Opinions Please….Quickie Cover Survey
I Got, Not One, but TWO Free Stories for You
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
Whose Novel Just Won A Prize?
MINE! Thursday, in between proofreading sessions on The Battle of Ares (Book Five of the Osteria Chronicles), I checked my inbox and found an email vaguely titled "Contest". So, of course, I immediately think it's spam. Luckily, I can preview the first couple lines of my emails and noticed this one read: Congratulations from SMK … Continue reading Whose Novel Just Won A Prize?
Happy Writing Goal News!!
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!!
The Funniest Thing I Never Wrote
As some of you know, one of my goals this year is to write one short story per month. Part of this is to stretch my writing muscles, part of it is to have some "play" time away from novel writing, and another part of it is to have something I could use to stock … Continue reading The Funniest Thing I Never Wrote
A Bit of Fictional Double Dipping
It may be a full-on fête faux pas to double dip, but at this party it's allowed and even encouraged because I've got not one, but two servings of new fiction to present to you on a perfectly polished platter. Okay, I promise to stop with the alliteration. So, what's on the menu? May's Featured … Continue reading A Bit of Fictional Double Dipping