Cover Reveal — Dead of Winter: Journey 14, The Veil

Saturday, May 11, 2022 You know that if I’m doing a cover reveal, then that means the book will soon be released, right?  The concluding Journey of “Dead of Winter” is written, formatted, and is undergoing final edits.   Those who follow and encourage me on Facebook have seen me post a lot of potential … More Cover Reveal — Dead of Winter: Journey 14, The Veil

Cover Reveal — Dead of Winter: Journey 13, The Harbor

Saturday, February 5, 2022 For the only one I hold dearknowledge that an ending is comingFrozenBusiness obligationsFriends wanting helpNeighbors in needall my pathetic efforts dissatisfactory“Shoulds” in multitudesFrozena giant bulbous shape of ashwaiting to crumble No, that certainly isn’t poetry.  It’s not even a stream of consciousness because it has no flow.  It just is. A … More Cover Reveal — Dead of Winter: Journey 13, The Harbor

Wednesday Writing — Cover Reveal for Journey 11

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 Hello, everyone. As the Journeys of Dead of Winter draw near their end, so does this year.  For my location, the approaching solstice (Halloween, Samhain, and other names) falls halfway between the Autumn Equinox and the Winter Solstice.  In most of the countries of Dead of Winter, it also marks the … More Wednesday Writing — Cover Reveal for Journey 11

Cover Reveal — Dead of Winter: Journey 10, Pergesca

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 Welcome, my friends.  I’m hard at work on the October issue of Dead of Winter, so this post is just a quick cover reveal.  In the tenth installment of this epic fantasy, the travelers set out for the far away city which is the ancient seat of power of the Society of … More Cover Reveal — Dead of Winter: Journey 10, Pergesca

Wednesday Writing — I write like who? And Cover Reveal

Wednesday, August 25, 2021 Just before I started writing this post, the part of my brain that I call “Squirrel” because it bounces around like a dog who’s just seen a squirrel… Squirrel!!!  Where was I?  Oh, yeah. I had landed on something about the “I Write Like” place that most writers have visited at … More Wednesday Writing — I write like who? And Cover Reveal

Wednesday Writing — Cover Reveal, Dead of Winter: Journey 8, The Lost Library

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 Hello, everyone.  It’s hard to believe that July is almost gone.  Where does the time go?  This is only a quick post.  I’m trying not to freak out, with “Dead of Winter: Journey 8, The Lost Library” and the new blog serial — which I hope to launch this Saturday, competing for … More Wednesday Writing — Cover Reveal, Dead of Winter: Journey 8, The Lost Library

The Delta Pearl — Random Recap & New, Dead of Winter Journey 6

Saturday, June 5, 2021 Welcome, my chuckaboos. I hope everyone is safe and well.  The Delta Pearl is almost finished.  It’s been a complex story, stretching over many months.  So, I thought a recap of past chapters was in order.  Besides, I’ve come down with a head-cold, and it’s interfering with my “little gray cells.”  … More The Delta Pearl — Random Recap & New, Dead of Winter Journey 6

The Delta Pearl 74: Stare — & DoW Cover Reveal

Saturday, May 22, 2021 Welcome, my chuckaboos. I hope everyone is safe and well.  The Delta Pearl is back.  Today we have the penultimate episode.  Or at least I think we do… you never really know around here. The steampunk riverboat awaits.  All aboard! The Delta Pearl Chapter 74 — Stare Hand firmly clasped over … More The Delta Pearl 74: Stare — & DoW Cover Reveal

Stay Tuned

Saturday, May 8, 2021 Hello, my chuckaboos.  Thanks for coming to the river.  It’s good to see you, but I just didn’t have the energy to make a Delta Pearl post for today.  Everything is fine, but the past seven days have been overflowing with… stuff.  One good thing was that I was able to … More Stay Tuned

Announcing — Dead of Winter: Journey 5, Llyn Pistyll Falls — Giveaway Winners

Wednesday, May 5, 2021 Hello again, everyone.  The deadline for giveaway entries passed at 5 PM.  Random number generators make this so easy that I’m announcing the winners tonight.  Remember this includes entries from a Facebook post I did yesterday before the geeky-gishy-giddyness of the number 5 took hold of me.  I will reach out … More Announcing — Dead of Winter: Journey 5, Llyn Pistyll Falls — Giveaway Winners

Announcing — Dead of Winter: Journey 5, Llyn Pistyll Falls — and a Giveaway!

Wednesday, May 5, 2021 Happy Cinco de Mayo!  Hello, everyone. Welcome to a celebration of synchronicity!  It’s May 5th, and today I announce the fifth Journey of “Dead of Winter.”  No I did not plan this in advance.  Update! The paperback is now available too. Universal link: relinks.me/B0942KC471 When I realized the timing, I got all geeky-gishy-giddy. … More Announcing — Dead of Winter: Journey 5, Llyn Pistyll Falls — and a Giveaway!

The Delta Pearl 72 — Hide. Plus a DoW-5 Cover Reveal

Saturday, May 1, 2021 Happy May Day.  Sorry for the delay — there was a WordPress scheduling error. Thank you for coming back to the river, my chuckaboos!  This post is a bit of a hodgepodge. There’s a featured image from my Designed & Ready Book Covers service.  Plus I’m finishing up Dead of Winter: … More The Delta Pearl 72 — Hide. Plus a DoW-5 Cover Reveal

Pictures and Research

Saturday, April 10, 2021   Hello, my chuckaboos!  I was not able to make it to the river today for The Delta Pearl.  At least Émeraude wasn’t still literally hanging when we left her last time.  My author-head is deep in the Emlyn-verse of Dead of Winter.  Recently, Pat at eQuips blog shared an interview.  Her … More Pictures and Research

Wednesday Writing — When Editing Becomes Writing & Cover Reveal

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 Yes twice…Sorry… I didn’t know comments were turned off. That’s fixed now. Really… this time I think they’re enabled.   Did somebody change this day to Monday? Happy hump day.  It’s almost April Fools’ Day, but I’m not foolin’ around.  I’m hard at work getting Dead of Winter: Journey 4, The Old Road … More Wednesday Writing — When Editing Becomes Writing & Cover Reveal

Wednesday Writing — Perception & Old Friends, Thistledown – Midsummer Bedlam

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 Fly your imagination to new heights! Perception is a strange beast.  We all see things through our own “filters,” which means they probably look different to us than they appear to the rest of the world.  My perception of holidays is different because of my unique situation. While Thistledown — Midsummer … More Wednesday Writing — Perception & Old Friends, Thistledown – Midsummer Bedlam

Wednesday Writing — New Book by Valentina Cirasola

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 Welcome to my sanctuary, and happy hump day.  It’s with pleasure that I bring you Design Nature for a Colorful Home, a new book by Valentina Cirasola.  She’s an interesting and talented person, so I hope you’ll also check out her blog. Here’s the Blurb “Nature always wears the colors of … More Wednesday Writing — New Book by Valentina Cirasola

Jazz Age Wednesdays ― Teri Polen, The Gemini Connection

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 Welcome to Jazz Age Wednesdays.  It’s almost Saint Patrick’s Day, so I had to give you something green.  I hope you enjoyed Miss Page.  But wait a minute, I can’t hear myself think.  Horsefeathers! The characters are taking over this post… Pip:  Hey Andy, have you seen this?  I know you … More Jazz Age Wednesdays ― Teri Polen, The Gemini Connection

Cover Reveal! Murder at the Bijou – Three Ingredients-I

  Ta-dah!  I’ve finally finished the technical aspects of book-izing the second of my blog serials. About the Novel Murder at the Bijou – Three Ingredients-I is the second of my “three things” style of blog serials.  As with the first serial, The Three Things Serial, a Little 1920s Story, it was a spontaneously written (“pantser”) … More Cover Reveal! Murder at the Bijou – Three Ingredients-I