From my blog archives circa 2014. I was working on Forget Me Not at the time...I loved the way the toilet paper scene came out! So, I'm working on edits and I see where I had a character show up from a trip to a warehouse club with a massive shrink-wrapped block of toilet paper. … Continue reading That’s a Wipe!
So I'm looking at my old LiveJournal blog, which I don't plan on renewing, and thinking about transferring some of my favorite posts here. I spotted a shot of the paperback cover from Briefs from about 14 months ago. It feels longer to me...maybe I'm aging in Bob Zigler years. Have you read Briefs yet? … Continue reading Vic has answers. Not necessarily the right ones…
Woo hoo, I've finished my third draft of Agent Bayne and I'm about to embark on my final read-through to get the novel to my line editor tonight! I'm still on-track for a January release. If all goes well, I should be able to put up a pre-order by Christmas.
So I'm working on a novella where the worldbuilding involves a complex system of barter. My main character is told, “People who don’t haggle might come off like a sucker. No one respects a sucker.” I don't know about you, but I hate haggling. I want the price to be the price, and to pay … Continue reading A valuable lesson
So are you a late night person, or an early riser? I often wonder how much of this propensity is nature, and how much nurture. I remember being the first one to pop out of bed early in the morning ever since I was a little kid. Nowadays, it's a real struggle when I travel … Continue reading Night Owl Or Early Bird
Wouldn't it be great if building the habits you wanted was as easy as brushing your teeth? I can't imagine going to bed without doing it, and in fact I'd get out of bed and do it if I forgot. Because, yuck. But other things I'd like to do just sail past, and before I … Continue reading Habits – Breaking or Making
Progress Report I'm pleased to update that I'm working on my first content edit of PsyCop 9: Agent Bayne and I'm still on track for a January release. I haven't decided yet whether to run a preorder; I know lots of folks like the convenience but I hear so many horror stories about preorders gone … Continue reading A PsyCop 9 Cutting Room Floor Snippet