Happy November, everyone! I hope you are remaining cool and calm–or warm and calm, if the weather is already cold where you are–in this super-stressful period. I am trying to remain relaxed myself and focus on my writing. I’ve got writing-related snippets to share, but first I wanted to share a fun picture. I’ve been […]Read more "Pony pictures and NaNoWriMo progress"
Hello! I hope you are having as beautiful autumnal/vernal weather as I am right now. And now, having gotten that weather chit-chat out of the way, let me jump right into all the news I have. First of all, I’ve signed up for NaNoWriMo! I’ve never been able to do it before because it always […]Read more "NaNoWriMo2020 and Pinterest"
Hello! Goodness, what a lot I have to talk about today! In exciting personal news, after many weeks and many outlays of money, I now have a working water system. Yay! I was contemplating how to retrofit my 1920s home into a medieval castle, complete with privy, but (knock wood) that may not be necessary. As far […]Read more "My All-Time Favorite Epic Fantasy Series"
Hi All! I hope you are doing well, staying out of trouble (easier said than done these days), and most importantly of all, figuring out how you’re going to VOTE! Voting has been a fraught process for me for several years. For some elections, I did an absentee ballot. Others, I dragged myself to my […]Read more "Mi Manca l’Italia: Missing Italy (Plus Free Audiobooks!)"
Hi Everyone! I hope you’re staying safe and doing well. Here we’re enjoying some slightly cooler weather while waiting for the other shoe to drop with school reopenings. Luckily for me, I’m not teaching this semester in any case, but so far in-person classes are going poorly around the country. So hunker down as best […]Read more "Audiobooks and Arthurian Retellings"
Hey Everyone! I hope you’re doing well. Here in this part of the world, the summer is starting to ease towards fall. You can tell because of all the tropical storms. Fortunately, I had French drains installed in my basement last month, so it’s no longer filling up with water. Well, not from rainstorms. Now […]Read more "Share Your Favorite Books! Plus My Own Recommendations"
Hi Everyone! Another really quick post this week to let you know that The Shadowy Man is being featured in Kobo’s Free Fantasy selection this weekend. You can check out it and loads of other free books in a variety of genres here. And if that’s not enough, Free eBooks Today’s First in Series Digital Fiction giveaway […]Read more "Check Out Kobo’s Free Fantasy Selection"
Hi All! Just wanted to send out a quick notification about Kobo’s 40% Boxset Sale, running this week in CA, US, UK, AU, and NZ. All three of the omnibus editions of the Zemnian Series books are in it, plus a bunch of other great boxsets! The main link is here and the link to […]Read more "Check out Kobo’s 40% Boxset Sale and Free eBooks Today’s First in Series Digital Fiction Sale"
Hi All! I hope you are doing well. The air continues to be hot, humid, and mimosa-scented here in my neck of the woods. Well, I like the smell of mimosas, so that’s nice. It’s that time of the year when I have to go drag my cats inside every night because they’d really rather […]Read more "Get a Sneak Peek of the Audiobook of “The City of Shadows”"
Hi Everyone! I hope you are enjoying your 4th of July if you’re in the US, and staying cool if you’re anywhere in the Northern Hemisphere. If you’re Down Under, I hope the winter is being reasonably mild and pleasant. Speaking of cooler climes, Facebook is reminding me that ten years ago I traveled by […]Read more "Running down Memory Lane to Russia, Plus Hot Reads and Cool Freebies"