Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween from my desk to whatever graveyard or house you happen to be haunting today. May your night be filled with fright and lots of treats. It is no secret Halloween is my favorite holiday. There's something about the month of October where all seems right with the world. The air has a chill …

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Waiting for Things…

I'm horrible when it comes to patience.  For example, when I was growing up, I always hunted for my Christmas presents in advance.  I always found them and should have earned an Oscar nod for my 'surprised' performance as we sat around and opened them on Christmas Eve night. This is why I'm shocked I haven't …

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2015 State of the Bookshelf Address

Hello readers, Today I come before you to discuss our year together for 2015.  I've come before you in the past and I have brought good tidings and good news.  I have typed.  I have been accepted and I have been rejected (sometimes on the same day).  Hear me, one thing has never changed and …

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The Counter of Responsibilities Strikes Back!

It has been too long since I sat here and told you what I was working on and how far I was in each project.  Admittedly, Some new things have popped up and some things got pushed back.  So, here we go... 1. The Calling- The novella is complete and has been subbed out. 2. …

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I Miss Short Fiction Writing.

I'm sitting here behind the computer and find myself lost.  I've spent so much of my time the past three weeks getting Wicked Tales for Wicked People ready, I haven't worked on anything new.  When I started off the year, the usual goal of ten published stories was pushed off.  There are only so many …

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Can I Believe This Character? Starring Ela Lourenco!

Welcome to the station!  Well, the work pile is heating up and the blog tours keep rolling in while I duck back behind the keyboard.  The Calling is now finished and is being prepped for being subbed out.  I have a few shorts I want to knock out this week, but then I dive back …

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Let the Character Win! Starring Daniel Durrant…

While I'm putting the finishing chapters of The Calling to rest, editing stories for the collection, and trying to get some shorts started (I've been really out of the submissions game as I work on the big stuff this year) I'm going to treat you guys (and gals) to the author of Climate Change, Daniel …

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Enter the Imaginarium…

It is now official and I can announce I'll be a guest author and panelist at the Imaginarium convention in Louisville, KY on September 19-21.  Nothing beats a weekend of books, beer, and cigars!  Besides the schedule, I will have a table and the short story collection will debut there.  Looking up and down the guest …

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