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Fame and the Big Kid’s Table

The other day, I was out holiday shopping with one of my writer friends at a local mall. It was early enough in the week, so the walkways weren’t overly crowded and the people were still polite. We were heading toward our next destination when I hear my name squealed out. Not this name. My [...]

Fame and the Big Kid’s Table2018-10-22T12:52:09+00:00

Words and music

Like most authors, I have a soundtrack for every book I’ve written. Depending on the characters, or the scene, or even the setting, I have a different playlist. Thank you, Pandora!  Sounds ranging from pounding electronica and soothing vocals pour into my brain as I sit in front of my laptop. Yet, very recently, I [...]

Words and music2017-10-02T03:05:49+00:00

Cosmic Cabaret

Dear Readers: What’s better than taking a leisurely vacation on a full-service holiday ocean liner? Well, how about taking one on a space liner cruising the universe? And even though it means going the distance, crossing over into many strange galaxies and through a dozen or so special worlds, you’ll want a ticket to board. [...]

Cosmic Cabaret2018-08-09T15:42:38+00:00

Romantic advice from the commentator’s box?

I love hockey. Always have. Something about the speed of the game and the beautiful sheer brutality of the sport has always just done it for me. Now this by itself isn't that odd. Lots of people like hockey. Yes, even girls like hockey. But you may be asking yourself how a girl in Southern [...]

Romantic advice from the commentator’s box?2017-06-20T16:47:31+00:00

Warm thoughts on a cool winter day

In the spirit of giving, here is a taste from my new series, The Rise of the Stria, and the first book, To Discover a Divine, set to hit the shelves in March 2017. Come and join the Chandar Stria as they battle against the villainous Rimmarian Thrall in the far off Seventh Quadrant. Happy Holidays and [...]

Warm thoughts on a cool winter day2018-10-22T12:52:09+00:00

Beware the things that go bump in the night…

Halloween night routine. Sit down at computer. Hear the telltale shriek of trick-or-treaters as they pass through the maze. Stand up. Hand out candy. Smile and make polite conversation with the parents. Complement the kids of cute or unique costumes. Sit back down and set the laptop desk back into place. Rather. Rinse. Repeat. From [...]

Beware the things that go bump in the night…2016-11-01T04:11:46+00:00