the writing life

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!)  

New Review Happiness for SILVER ON THE ROAD...

The Vampire Book Club reviews SILVER ON THE ROAD, and invokes both Faith Hunter’s Jane Yellowrock and Diana Gabaldon’s Claire in OUTLANDER in their discussion of why they gave it 4.5 stars…. “I’m happy to think they can keep traveling the Road indefinitely”

Half-Price eBooks, Guilt-Free!

If anyone here a) likes ebooks, b) likes half-price ebooks – and c) likes half-price ebooks where the authors still get full royalties on the sale….   Kobo’s having a sale. Half-price ebooks if you use the region-appropriate code:   Canada October 28th – October 31st Promo Code: CA50SALE   United States/Australia/New Zealand October 27th […]