Coming to GRL? Make sure you come see me! And feel free to hug. If you ordered paperbacks from me, I’ll have them at my author lounges or the big book signing for you. Here’s where you can find me: Thursday 10/19 - Author Lounge 3pm Friday 10/20 - Author Lounge 10am Friday 10/20 - Storyteller Series: Murder … Continue reading My Gayromlit Retreat Schedule
My friend Dale Cameron Lowry recently posted a short story market accepting entries, and that call for entry ignited a little spark that got me looking through all the interesting tidbits on my computer and passing them along to markets where they might be seen and enjoyed. Back in the day before self publishing, submitting … Continue reading Dusty old spreadsheet
I'm eagerly counting down the days to the Gayromlit retreat, because I'm doing a panel with my pals Jordan L. Hawk and C.S. Poe about Murder in Romance! If you'll be at GRL, come see us! The panel is at 2pm on Friday Oct 20. And if you're not going to be there but the topic … Continue reading Murdery Questions Anyone?
October is my favorite holiday month, ’cos I'm all about Halloween! Come hear me read a ghostly Halloween snippet from Everyone's Afraid of Clowns, a Halloween PsyCop tale. Did you know PsyCop Briefs features TWO Halloween shorts? And did you know that while some of the shorts were collected from my past newsletters, nearly a third … Continue reading Halloween and Ghost Stories
I saw a sale on candy today which made me realize, wow, I'm probably going to get trick or treaters this year! It's been a few years since I lived somewhere kids went door to door. When I was a kid, I was ALL about the chocolate bars. My favorite might be Mounds, Nestle Crunch, … Continue reading What are the cool kids candying these days?
I've been having some luck lately with dictation software. Does it give me those 5- and 10,000 word days other authors seem to get from it? No. And the problem isn't with the software--it's that I simply don't think that quickly. Frankly, my prose is cleaner when I sit down at the keyboard and type. … Continue reading Speaking of which…
Back when I worked at the library, we always got a kick out of the "organize your life" type books that were returned grossly late. But I spotted Grit by Angela Duckworth at my new local library and was determined that would NOT be me! (There's even three weeks left on my borrowing period. Shh...I … Continue reading Passion and Perseverance