none of this should have happened

Someone just posted to Facebook a news story about a school shooting in Kentucky. Two people dead, multiple people injured. It turned out that the poster had misread the date on the article and thought that this had just happened today, when it happened in late January instead. And it still broke me. For a […]

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my 2017 publishing roundup

It has been pointed out to me that as a writer/author, I should be posting an annual “what I released this year” blog entry. Since I didn’t do this for 2017 (or ever, yet), here’s my publishing round-up for 2017 a mere six weeks late. Books Urban Fantasy: Valhalla Raven Quest (January 2017)* The fourth […]

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about that spoon . . .

I’ve taken to wearing a spoon pendant lately. You might have noticed it in the video I made for my GoFundMe campaign to support my participation in the Futurescapes Writers’ Workshop. The story behind the spoon is a simple one, but it’s important. The spoon pendant is actually a pin that my friend Wendy Wagner […]

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I get by with a little help

About a week ago, I launched my first-ever GoFundMe campaign. While I would love it if you would have a look and make a contribution, this post is about the video I made for the campaign page. Because it was a bit of a disaster, at the start. I’ve had a bit of actor’s training […]

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new year, same old everything else (kinda sorta)

Hey there! Happy New Year! Welcome to 2018. I hope this will be a much better, healthier, happier, and more productive year for all of us. But it’s also Monday, and it’s more or less a regular workday for me. I’ve submitted my latest NW Love Story draft to my newspaper editors and am busy […]

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things might be looking a bit different . . .

There are going to be some changes coming to this website, in terms of design, structure, and content. In case things end up looking a bit weird or become temporarily inaccessible over the next month or so, I just wanted you to know that this will be a work in progress for a while and […]

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I want to write more

I could produce a mountain of material, and some of it might actually be good. I could, possibly, produce a book a month, but I don’t know that I could guarantee consistent quality. I could blog every day, with real and meaningful information and insight, but then I wouldn’t have time or energy for anything […]

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