Monthly Archives: June 2018

Remembering “Escape Claws”

I got this great email this week about Escape Claws. Another surprise was this photo shared on Facebook from a different reader. With my brain all full of Bitter Suites, I haven’t given Claws a thought in awhile. Nice to … Continue reading

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A Suite Peek

The paperback formatting for Bitter Suites is finished and ready for Amazon. As it goes under review, I took a few screenshots to show off how it has turned out. I love the chapter designations. They were designed to look … Continue reading

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Celebrating 8 Years of Blogging

I don’t celebrate my own birthday with much fanfare, but when my blog turns another year older I’m always stoked. I started this blog on June 23, 2010 and have posted almost daily since. Why do I blog so obsessively? It … Continue reading

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Don’t Send Help

Sometimes silence is required while growth occurs. Lately quite a lot has been changing in my life as I move from one phase to the next. Writing has always taken a central role in my life, but lately it has … Continue reading

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Polish Your Word Skills with a Free MOOC

Hone your writing skills with the newest MOOC* from University of Iowa’s International Writing Program. Titled “Moving the Margins: Fiction and Inclusion,” during this course you will have the opportunity to read and listen to writers discussing voice, character, setting, style and … Continue reading

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Experience Ec·sta·sten·tial·ism

From Shots of Awe with JASON SILVA: “Reality, it seems, is multiple, and tightly coupled to perception. The conditions of perception can be varied within a broad range by a variety of psychedelic technologies.” -Diana Slattery

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Single Mindfulness

From Shots of Awe with JASON SILVA: “We are beset with a thirst for meaning and connection that centuries of skeptical philosophy, hardheaded materialism cannot eliminate… today we turn to “the cosmic awe conjured by science fiction, or the outer-space snapshots of … Continue reading

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5th Annual Book Pipeline Competition

The 5th Annual Book Pipeline Competition seeks material for film or television adaptation. Open to writers worldwide, the contest accepts any genre, fiction or non-fiction. Published or unpublished. Visit Book Pipeline here. One Grand Prize Winner receives $10,000 and circulation … Continue reading

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Partnering with Kyra Starr Author Services

There’s a new tab on this page for Kyra Starr Author Services. I’ve worked with Kyra for years for my book covers, trailers and now audio books. She has done all my covers from The Braid to the recent Bitter … Continue reading

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Bitter Suites Cover Reveal

You may have noticed I’ve been a little scarce the past few days. I am busy in the final birthing phase of Bitter Suites, available on Amazon Friday, July 13, 2018. Thanks to the always brilliant work from Kyra Starr, … Continue reading

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