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Good News Via My Local Library!

This week I have some good news (and a nice little confidence boost) courtesy of my local library! A Little Backstory Late last year, Multnomah County Library (MCL) put out a call for local authors who were holders of a Multnomah County Library card to submit proposals to have their e-books included in the library's e-book catalog. Unfortunately, … Continue reading Good News Via My Local Library!

Behind the Book: Hercules’s Twelfth Labor

We've made it to the twelfth labor! But let's not linger over celebrations, let's see what Herc has to face this time and how I worked the labor in The Trials of Hercules: Book One of the Osteria Chronicles.... Hercules's Twelfth Labor in Mythology Eurystheus may have meant it as an insult when he told … Continue reading Behind the Book: Hercules’s Twelfth Labor

Behind the Book: Hercules’s Ninth Labor

Today, The Trials of Hercules is officially ten days old and is still pulling in some excellent reviews on Goodreads. Before we jump into this week's Behind the Book post, I just want to give a huge thanks to all the readers that have taken their time to leave some lengthy and confidence-boosting reviews for … Continue reading Behind the Book: Hercules’s Ninth Labor

Saturday Selections: The Trials of Hercules (novel)

Okay, I usually reserve Saturday Selections to rave about the achievements of other people, places or things, but since today is the official birthday of my novel The Trials of Hercules: Book One of the Osteria Chronicles, I get to do a little of my own boasting. Or rather, I'm going to let others do … Continue reading Saturday Selections: The Trials of Hercules (novel)

Behind the Book: Hercules’s Seventh Labor

I've got a wild week ahead of me with Saturday's upcoming release of The Trials of Hercules: Book One of the Osteria Chronicles, but that doesn't mean there isn't time to take a snarky look at another of Herc's labors and see how the legend ties into the book. In Myth: Hercules's Seventh Labor Hercules's … Continue reading Behind the Book: Hercules’s Seventh Labor