the writing life

the meerkat at work

I’m the kind of sick where you don’t feel all that bad, but you know if you push it your body will slam back and lay you out for a week, so you take it easy.   Where by ‘easy’ I mean I’m drinking soup and taking naps and spending the rest of the time at […]

the meerkat at work

“Their bedrolls untouched, they sat by the fire and listened to the horses grumble and snore, the mule’s occasional flatulence loud in the too-quiet night air, as the moon rose overhead and passed through the sky, the stars faded, and the first hint of pale red appeared in the east, heralding the return of day.” […]

2015 rolling out, 2016 rolling in...

2015 has been both one of the most… amazingly satisfying years of my life, and also one of the roughest. I suspect the blend is impossible to avoid, especially when you’re not treading the same, familiar ground.  It was a year, and it will not come again.  But a new one always does. And so, […]

Midweek Good News....

Borderlands (SF) Bookstore’s October Bestseller List.  Considering the top five names, I am not at all depressed to be #6.  :-D (thanks to everyone who bought copies – there or elsewhere!)