Tag Archives: Novels

Work-in-Progress Update

I’ve essentially met my targeted word count of 80,000 words (79,490) and have created 22 short stories just for this effort, but it’s not quite ready in terms of content. This is all first-draft mode, and I don’t want it … Continue reading

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The Need For Speed—Is Faster Better?

I recently read an article by about writing fast—a book every two weeks. And I have to admit to a sense of…utter disbelief…and it really got my panties in a bunch. I do not normally talk trash about other authors … Continue reading

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Thank You, Mr. Meltzer!

Brad Meltzer, historian, author, and TV personality, just tweeted Do The Dead Dream?, in support of new authors! A mutual friend of ours, Tron Simpson, was extremely instrumental in getting this to happen, and I am so honored that Tron … Continue reading

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New Work and Inspiration From Another Time

Several years ago I’d started work on a brand-new novel and shelved it to work Do The Dead Dream? I’ve since picked it up and begun re/working it. I won’t give its title…I always keep that secret until just before … Continue reading

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Kirschner Cover Art: Looking For Przybylski, by K.C. Frederick

In looking for the next of Lon Kirschner’s cover art I wanted to review, I came upon one I’d been looking at for a while: Looking For Przybylski, by K.C. Frederick. Now, I don’t read all these books as I … Continue reading

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Short Stories–What Have I Learned?

After spending the past year going back over all my short stories, what have I learned? I’ve learned I was a young testosteroned-fueled writer, writing about sex and violence and all-things-weird. There are definitely some things that are going to … Continue reading

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Mountain of Authors 2016!

I am, once again, attending the Pikes Peak Library District’s Mountain of Authors (MOA), at Library 21C (a just-a-couple-of-years-old beautiful new library) in Colorado Springs, Colorado! It will be held this Saturday, April 23, 11 a.m. MT – 5 p.m. … Continue reading

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Do The Dead Dream?

I’ve been working on posting as many of my short stories as possible the past couple of weeks, and it’s been quite enlightening on several levels! But on one particular level (so far) it was surprising how many times I … Continue reading

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Short Stories

I started writing short stories (and some poems) at a single-digit age and have continued to write them throughout my adult life. Since I’ve taken to the long form (novels) short stories have taken a back seat (I’ve really missed … Continue reading

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Incredible Voice Review!

Writer friend Karen Albright Lin, who is a freelance editor, public speaker, screenwriter, and writing instructor—and is very “hard to please”—wrote up the following kick-ass review of Voice. It floored me. Thank you, Karen! 5.0 out of 5 stars Tangy … Continue reading

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