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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there was a quiet book launch this week . . .

If you’ve been reading this blog for any length of time, you might be aware that I’ve been struggling for quite some time to bring the latest volume in the Valhalla series to market. And so, after too many delays, it’s here! I rather quietly launched the Kindle edition of Raven Quest this past Monday […]

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WESTERCON!

You may have heard that Westercon 69 is coming to town this weekend—July 1-4. I was lucky enough to be included as a panelist this year, and you can find my schedule here. My panel topics/titles: How Being an Engaged Patient Can Save Your Life Saturday Noon Kaffeeklatsch (I’m kind of worried no one will […]

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my website was hacked

My website was hacked. Please bear with me while I change all my passwords, restore my database, and reconfigure my WordPress theme. Even with regular backups, there have already been a few glitches along the way. This may take a while. Sorry about this, folks. I appreciate your patience.

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call for submissions!

Submissions are now open for the 2015 anthology of short fiction (or poetry, artwork, etc.) from the Northwest Independent Writers Association. I’m the editor of the collection again this year, and our theme is asylum. You can find out more on the NIWA website. Submissions close on March 31, but please don’t wait ’til the […]

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Rathcrogan

I don’t promise to have a new glossary entry every day for the long haul, but we’re good for now. Rathcrogan: Located near Tulsk in County Roscommon in Ireland, Rathcrogran is a complex of archaeological sites associated with Cruachan, the traditional capital of the Connachta. Also, I’m pleased to report that I spent the weekend […]

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glossary update and interview news

Here’s another new term added to the Valhalla glossary this afternoon. Use it in a sentence three times today, and it will be yours forever (so I’ve heard). Rath na Darbh: Literally, ?ringfort of the bulls.? Rath na Darbh is located within the Rathcroghan complex of archaeological sites and is composed of a circular enclosure […]

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