Category Archives: writing

Trick or Treat, Shuffling Feet, & Books Deals for Zombie Fans

It’s been a scary year. Maybe the ghosts, goblins, vampires, and werewolves that usually fill our minds when calendars are turned to October aren’t as frightening anymore. But then again…they may still provide a distraction from real life woes, entertainment, … Continue reading

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Halloween, Gardening, & A Great Deal

It’s scary that Halloween is almost here and unlike other years I haven’t pulled out all my inside decorations yet. Seems like I get around to that later and later every year. BUT…I do have my exterior decorations up: orange … Continue reading

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Writers, Reviews, and A Very Good Day

If you follow this blog then you’re aware that I’m working on a new project. You also know that this summer I joined the Clarion West Write-a-thon . My goal was to work on my new novel 1 hour each … Continue reading

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Clarion West Write-a-thon! (Or What I’m Doing on My Summer Vacation)

This summer, aside from pulling weeds in the garden and trying to stay cool, I’m writing for a good cause—and it would be great to have your support. I’m writing for the six-week Clarion West Write-a-thon, the yearly fundraiser that … Continue reading

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#StayAtHomeAndRead & #SongsOfComfort

Hi, everyone! Hope you are all playing it safe and staying well during these trying times. Since a lot of us are staying home, I’m calling on all authors to help out by giving away free copies of our books … Continue reading

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Strange Days, Free Reads, and Hanging in There

Anybody else wondering how to get through these strange and trying times? I’m thinking a show of hands would be unanimous on that. I’ve also been thinking about how I could help others who, like me, are looking for ways … Continue reading

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Zombies for Halloween Anyone?

… free zombie books for Halloween… Continue reading

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The Walking Dead, the Zombie Blues, & a Freebie

It’s October again and that means it’s time for the new season of one of my favorite series The Walking Dead. Coming up this Sunday October 6th we get to see more of the creepiest foes in the series (at … Continue reading

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Requiem for the Outrageous, Audacious Harlan Ellison

Harlan Ellison died last week on June 28th at the age of 84. Acerbic, belligerent, cantankerous, despicable—there’s no doubt a disparaging word or two that has been used to describe Harlan Ellison for every letter of the alphabet. In short, … Continue reading

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Love in Army of Brass (or Steampunk With A Side of Romance, Please)

It wasn’t so long ago that I sought an answer to the question, What exactly is Steampunk? All fingers, pistols, and parasols pointed to H.G Wells and Jules Verne as a reference point: The Time Machine, Journey to the Center … Continue reading

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