Wednesday, June 5, 2019 Rob and I are together again! Last year I was kicking around a serial idea with Rob Goldstein, Who did the beautiful illustrations for Hullaba Lulu. I envisioned a steampunk satire of The Scarlet Pimpernel. My heroine is Fiona Finch, the Pink Pimpernel. Her story is one of foppish frivolity, sarcasm, and … More Hidebound Hump Day — Fiona Fights Back
May 16, 2019 Usually I only post twice a week, but this is a special occasion. Recently, Rob Goldstein and I were sending emails back and forth, basically goofing around. I sent him an image by artist Michael Whelan and and added a whimsical line. And then another, and another. Suddenly Rob said, “Let’s make this into … More An Extra (Special) Story — Trina Woke from a Dream
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 #GetCaughtReading! May is Get Caught Reading Month. Artie is coming back to Jazz Age Wednesdays! Get Caught Reading is a nationwide (USA) campaign to promote the fun of reading books for all ages. Chris Graham, the one and only Story Reading Ape, will be a story telling ape. We’re getting together again for … More Hidebound Hump Day — #WritingPrompt! The Guardian
Saturday, April 27, 2019 It’s almost here! Brother Love — an all new “interactive,” three things, pantser serial. The story is driven by random things left by readers. The idea for this story started nearly a year ago. It is partly inspired by a Neil Diamond song that has always caught my imagination. I didn’t have … More It’s almost here — an all new serial!
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 It’s finally time! I’ve been promising you a short story with illustrations by Rob Goldstein. Lulu, Gramps, and Valentino are joined by a couple of unexpected characters in this one episode story. I call it “One Million Years B-Lulu.” It’s a little riff on “One Million Years BC,” which featured Raquel Welsh. … More Jazz Age Wednesdays — 1 Million Years B-Lulu
Saturday, April 20, 2019 Happy weekend, everyone! I’m still settling in at my new digs in the Land of Enchantment, painting the walls, putting furniture together, and generally keeping every muscle in my body sore. Crystal the cat seems to have made the adjustment. A few nights I’ve heard her making a midnight romp, and this … More Coming Soon!
Saturday, April 6, 2019 I’ve had my hands full trying to put my cottage in order, now that I’m feeling better from the ordeal of moving, not sleeping, and being as freaked out as anybody can be. There was one other thing I worked on this week. Here’s a hint. That said, I didn’t have … More Happy Weekend!