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

The Delta Pearl 63 — Whistle

Saturday, February 6, 2021 But first, for those who aren’t here on Wednesdays… Announcing Dead of Winter: Journey 2, Penllyn At the beginning of 2021, I started monthly, serialized novelettes of an epic fantasy, “Dead of Winter.”  Journey 1, Forlorn Peak was released then.  This week I published, Journey 2, Penllyn.  For that announcement click here. (Description … More The Delta Pearl 63 — Whistle

The Delta Pearl 50 — Discover

Saturday, October 3, 2020  Welcome to the garden party, my chuckaboos!  I’m glad you are here.  Heartfelt thanks to everyone who visited, hosted (so far), and supported the launch of Hullaba Lulu, a Dieselpunk Adventure this week. I’ll be visiting other blogs throughout the coming week.  You’re all pos-i-lutely swell.    Wow, it’s already October.  Another … More The Delta Pearl 50 — Discover

The Delta Pearl — Dry dock due to bad Internet

Saturday, September 19, 2020   Apologies, my chuckaboos. As you’ve gathered, The Delta Pearl is not here today.  I’m worried about many of you because of the terrible fires, particularly the ones along the Pacific coast states and provinces. Also, for everyone, I pray that each of you are safe, well, and happy, no matter where … More The Delta Pearl — Dry dock due to bad Internet

A Delta Pearl Extra

Wednesday, June 17, 2020  Wait a minute — the steampunk riverboat is here?  Well, dash my wig!  Welcome my chuckaboos! Don’t worry, you aren’t arfarfan’arf or boiled owl. It really is Wednesday.  Today I’m doing something I rarely do — posting a revision.  A few people commented that they had to look up “scarab.”  Most of … More A Delta Pearl Extra

Delta Pearl Delay

Saturday, January 11, 2020 Happy weekend, my chuckaboos!  You must be tired of hearing me complain — I’ve had “the everything flu” for two weeks.  I’m finally doing better, although sinus and tummy issues are still trying to hang on.  Anyhow, after two weeks of it, I’m purely exhausted and couldn’t get a chapter of  … More Delta Pearl Delay

The Delta Pearl, 14 — Drink, & an Announcement

Saturday, November 9, 2019 Hello, my chuckaboos!  Welcome back to the magical #steampunk riverboat, the The Delta Pearl.   I have a chatty intro this weekend.  Most of it is rooted in National Novel Writing Month,  so that’s were I’ll begin. This is my eighth year to participate in “NaNoWriMo.” Horror of horrors I’m behind on my average daily … More The Delta Pearl, 14 — Drink, & an Announcement

The Delta Pearl, 12 — Prognosticate

Saturday, October 26, 2019 The steampunk riverboat is here.  Hello, my chuckaboos!  Thanks for coming back to the The Delta Pearl.  Based on my own experiences the past two weeks (and more), I know it might have been difficult for you to get here. I hope everyone is still onboard, despite the wide-spread difficulties WordPress is causing many … More The Delta Pearl, 12 — Prognosticate

The Delta Pearl, 9 — Secure

Saturday, October 5, 2019 Hello, my chuckaboos!  Thanks for coming back to the The Delta Pearl. Let’s get right to it. This week’s random reader things This steampunk riverboat runs on random “things” from readers. Diana Wallace Peach provided tap shoes. John W. Howell mentioned pandemonium. Thanks to Dan Antion  for letting me use some of his photos.  He staged a photoshoot … More The Delta Pearl, 9 — Secure

1920s Covers Revealed!

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 Welcome to Jazz Age Wednesdays and a double cover reveal! That’s right not just one, but two covers — both for Roaring Twenties books.   I’ve brought along a couple of 1920s musicians to liven up this celebration. I love making book covers and promo images.  Today I’m double excited to reveal two … More 1920s Covers Revealed!

Jazz Age Wednesdays — Want to Reveal?

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 Welcome to Jazz Age Wednesdays! It’s been a constant “Lindy hop” choosing between priorities, shifting them, balancing, juggling, but I’ve finally done enough toward bookizing the third novel in my Roaring Twenties series, A Ghost in the Kitchen, that I’m ready to do a cover reveal.  Sheiks and Shebas,  could you lend a … More Jazz Age Wednesdays — Want to Reveal?

The Delta Pearl — Prologue. A New Serial Begins!

Saturday, July 27, 2019 A New Serial Begins! Welcome, my chuckaboos!  If you are new around here, “chuckaboo” is what the Victorians called a dear friend.  Changes abound!  Those of you who visited my midweek post already know I’ve changed things.  If not, then you see that I’ve redecorated my sanctuary.  After many years of … More The Delta Pearl — Prologue. A New Serial Begins!

The Art of Taking a Break: Rolling on a Riverboat

In the USA the Thanksgiving holiday was celebrated this week.  I’m grateful for those of you who have continued to visit and offer encouragement even though I’ve stopped giving away episodes of a novel or serial.  I’m thankful for you. My National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) story, The Delta Pearl, is set on a very … More The Art of Taking a Break: Rolling on a Riverboat