Saturday, April 4, 2020 Welcome back, my chuckaboos. I’m here with the steampunk riverboat, The Delta Pearl! This chapter is short, but it’s completely new — it was not part of the original version. Even though it’s brief, I managed to use one “random reader thing.” Deborah Zajac gave us Renoir. It just happens to … More The Delta Pearl 29 — Search
Wednesday, April 1, 2020 Happy hump day, everyone! In keeping with the current, surreal version of “normal,” I wondered what my characters might think about social isolation. I’ve had a lot of characters. The one who “spoke” loudest about the topic is Birdie Devovo, heroine of Brother Love — a Crossroad. You see, Birdie experienced more … More Wednesday Writing — Characters & Social Isolation
Saturday, March 28, 2020 Welcome one and all, to the steampunk riverboat, The Delta Pearl! It’s wonderful to see you, my chuckaboos. Thanks to Dan Antion at No Facilities, for letting me use some of his photos in this series. In this chapter of my serialized re-write of the novel, I’ve added two “random reader things.” … More The Delta Pearl 28 — Shatter
Wednesday, March 25, 2020 Laughter, they say, is the best medicine. So, wouldn’t be even better when something makes you snort? I write all sorts of stories. I’ve been told that I do some genre mash-ups. However, there’s one thing you can count on with my stories — whimsy. In the universe of Atonement, Tennessee, … More Laughter is good medicine — snorts are even better. #FreeBook
Saturday, March 21, 2020 Happy spring, my chuckaboos! I hope the vernal equinox brings all of us good health and happiness. The “random reader thing” for this chapter comes from Jacquie Biggar — corset. I made links to the previous chapter — and several others, just click here. Without further ado… All aboard! Last … More The Delta Pearl 27 — Claim
Saturday, February 29, 2020 Welcome back to the #steampunk riverboat, my chuckaboos! Sometimes a “random reader thing” comes from a comment that I just can’t resist. That’s what happened when John W. Howell mentioned conundrum. It’s been quite a while since this riverboat first left the dock. Before reading this chapter, you might want … More The Delta Pearl 26 — Mesmerize
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 Here we are at another halfway point, another hump day. I’m only halfway on one particular thing because of one evil villain — Procrastination. Or at least I’ve begun to think that is what’s to blame. I go round like a circle in a spiral, like a wheel within a wheel… … More Wednesday Writing — or Procrastination?