So, just in case you hadn't gotten the hint over the past few months, I've got a book coming out soon -- 7 November to be exact, I'll give you a moment to mark your calendars. One of the questions that may have been gnawing at your brains like a ravenous zombie (is there any … Continue reading Preparing to Prepare for Launch
Bonjour mes amis! With all the snow news, art projects to show off, and gallery acceptances to announce, it's been a very long time since I've updated everyone on my writing. The update is.... (drum roll, please)..... I'm still writing. Sorry, that's not a very exciting update. Certainly, not drum roll-worthy news, anyway. During the holidays, … Continue reading How’s the Book Coming Along?
Anyone who has known me for more than half a second will be aware that I love my lists. In addition to my monthly, weekly, and daily To-Do lists there's my To-Paint list for new artwork and my To-Write/Edit list for new publications. But my favorite list of them all is my To-Read list to … Continue reading Putting Myself On My Own To-Read List
All this time we've been exploring the myths behind The Trials of Hercules: Book One of The Osteria Chronicles, things have been a bit too Hercules-centric. I mean, Hercules is great and all, but there's plenty of other history and myth that served as the basis for events and characters in the book. One of … Continue reading Behind the Book: Who Are The Herenes?
Ever feel like you're never going to finish a job you set out for yourself? Well, that's nothing to what Hercules has to endure. In the original decree that got Hercules started on all these labors, Herc was to complete ten labors to atone for murdering his children. Well, remember back in Labors Two (the … Continue reading Behind the Book: Hercules’s Eleventh Labor (aka “How D’ya Like Those Apples?)
I know it's Tuesday and you're expecting another interview with a character from my upcoming novel The Trials of Hercules: Book One of The Osteria Chronicles, but I've decided on a change in the regularly scheduled program. Don't worry, I'll still be interviewing characters, but only every week. "Oh no!" I hear you gasp, "How … Continue reading Behind the Book: Hercules’s First Labor
Yes, it's time again for Book of the Month (or whatever time period I settle on). This time, we'll be delving into the wonderful world of Christopher Moore and my absolute favorite book by him, Fool. No, that's the book title, I wasn't insulting you. About FOOL... I tend to be an introvert. I'm not going … Continue reading Moore, Please. Christopher Moore, That Is.