Wednesday Writing & #ThursdayDoors to My Author’s Mind 3 — Being Indie

Wednesday, July 27, 2022  Welcome to my sanctuary everyone, whether you are a reader, writer, blogger, “Doors” aficionado or something else.  As you see by the title, my post is doing double duty again, but what the heck? I’ve always been a multi-tasker.  I’ve had too many challenges and bad dreams lately, so you’ll see … More Wednesday Writing & #ThursdayDoors to My Author’s Mind 3 — Being Indie

Wednesday Writing, #ThursdayDoors, & Saturday Serial — Call for Photogs & Artists

Wednesday, July 13, 2022  How’s that for a post title?  Yes, it’s mindboggling — and yes, I couldn’t decide what day to post, because I had many things to mention, but not a lot to say about any of them.  Ha! For those of you who are relatively new here, I’m the founder of “The … More Wednesday Writing, #ThursdayDoors, & Saturday Serial — Call for Photogs & Artists

#NewBook, “Dead of Winter: Journey 14 the conclusion — & Armadillo Files Reminder

Saturday, June 18, 2022    The Journeys of “Dead of Winter” have reached the conclusion.  Next weekend The Armadillo Files will return.  So, if you need to refresh your memory before the next bit of zaniness with Fang and Dilly, go to the categories on the right side of the screen.  Click on Armadillo Files.   Since so … More #NewBook, “Dead of Winter: Journey 14 the conclusion — & Armadillo Files Reminder

#ThursdayDoors to Enchantment — Dead of Winter Conclusion

Thursday, June 16, 2022    The Journeys of “Dead of Winter” have reached the conclusion. In honor of the release of the final Journey, I’m making a Thursday Doors post related to the story.   The heroine’s home was the family apple orchard.  Emlyn might have made a wreath like this one. Emlyn’s chores included … More #ThursdayDoors to Enchantment — Dead of Winter Conclusion

Announcing “Dead of Winter: Journey 14, The Veil — the conclusion

Reblogs of this post are encouraged. Wednesday, June 15, 2022    The Journeys of “Dead of Winter” have reached the conclusion. All the Journeys  Blurb From the very beginning, a prophecy from a creepy voice threaded throughout this story.  “Winter is coming!” it warned.  As the Journeys progressed, we became aware of additional related prophesies … More Announcing “Dead of Winter: Journey 14, The Veil — the conclusion

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

An Image Teaser 2

Saturday, June 4, 2022 I’m still here… I’m still away from blogging to finish the conclusion of Dead of Winter.  …And I still miss you all.  So, I’m popping in long enough to say hello.   No, this is not the cover for Journey 14.  It’s a teaser. Prophesies Some of you will remember that a prophecy … More An Image Teaser 2

An Image Teaser

Saturday, May 7, 2022     My self-imposed absence from the blogosphere continues, I’m sad to say.  Those of you who are reading my “Dead of Winter” series know that, in addition to the story, I create black and white images to begin each chapter.  Suddenly I realized that I had never made an image … More An Image Teaser

A Teaser

Saturday, April 30, 2022   I’m still not around the blogosphere in general.  My work on the conclusion of the epic fantasy series, Dead of Winter, has been even slower than I feared.  I never dreamed it would take me this long.  I don’t lack inspiration or motivation, and I know the story.  It’s my … More A Teaser

Wednesday Writing — 2 #BookReviews from Olga Núñez Miret

Wednesday, January 26, 2022 I wasn’t going to do a Wednesday post, because I had something for Thursday Doors.  I’ve been having a personal difficulty that left me exhausted, but when I saw two wonderful reviews from Olga Núñez Miret, I felt rejuvenated.    As Olga said, “Winter is no longer coming. It is here … More Wednesday Writing — 2 #BookReviews from Olga Núñez Miret

Announcing Dead of Winter: Journey 12 — Goddesses

Monday, December 28, 2021 Announcing the December issue of Dead of Winter! I hope everyone is having a wonderful holiday season.  I’ve been working hard to finish the next novelette in “Dead of Winter.”  Happily, I published it on Christmas Eve.   Here’s the Blurb Dead of Winter: Journey 12, Goddesses So far in the Journeys … More Announcing Dead of Winter: Journey 12 — Goddesses

Thursday Doors Challenge & Free e-Book (UPDATED)

Thursday, December 16, 2021 Thursday Doors Challenges Thursday Doors Badge Challenge I’m updating this post to include an entry for the Thursday Doors Badge.  Here’s my humble offering. Thursday Doors Favorite Doors Challenge This time, I’m the one responding to a challenge.  The host of Thursday Doors, Dan Antion has a few challenges going this … More Thursday Doors Challenge & Free e-Book (UPDATED)

Wednesday Writing — Dead of Winter Challenge Responses

Wednesday, December 15, 2021 Dead of Winter Creativity Challenge Welcome, everyone.  I hope the week is going well for all of you.  Today I’m showing links to some of the wonderful responses to my Dead of Winter Creativity Challenge.  Each is a different form of creativity.  I’ll continue to collect responses until December 24, 2021, … More Wednesday Writing — Dead of Winter Challenge Responses

Wednesday Writing — Dead of Winter Challenge

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 Welcome December! Welcome to my cozy sanctuary in the Land of Enchantment.  For many years I lived in dread of December’s weather… and January, and February, and even March when I lived on the east coast.  However, in the high desert southwest, I love December and the rest of winter.  Speaking … More Wednesday Writing — Dead of Winter Challenge

Giving Thanks

Wednesday, November 24, 2021 Happy Thanksgiving In my country, tomorrow is Thanksgiving Day.  I’m giving thanks for all of you no matter where you are.  Despite the many times “we” (as a country or segments of the population) have brought shame upon ourselves, I’m also thankful to live here, to have been born here. I’m … More Giving Thanks

Announcing — Dead of Winter: Journey 11, The Sumelazon Escarpment

day, November , 2021 Announcing the November issue of Dead of Winter! Thanks for your patience this month.  Allow me to present the latest novelette in Dead of Winter — Journey 11, the Sumelazon Escarpment  I know you’re wondering how many installments are left.  Don’t hold me to it, but I think there will be two … More Announcing — Dead of Winter: Journey 11, The Sumelazon Escarpment

Wednesday Writing — Dead of Winter is coming

Wednesday, November 10, 2021 Dead of Winter is coming However, it’s taking more time to get the November novelette ready. I didn’t simply choose stop/start points in the 1,000+ epic I wrote a decade ago. Each month, in addition to editing the manuscript, I reorganize things for a better “serial” flow. Also for this format, … More Wednesday Writing — Dead of Winter is coming

Wednesday Writing — Readers Outside Your Genre & #BookReviews

Wednesday, November 3, 2021 Happy November, everyone! Thanks for visiting my sanctuary.  Pour a glass of your favorite beverage, and maybe get a snack, put your feet up and relax here for a moment.  One of the things that delights me most is when a reader enjoys my stories — even though they don’t usually … More Wednesday Writing — Readers Outside Your Genre & #BookReviews

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

Roberta Writes – My YT reviews of Dead of Winter Journeys 6 & 7 and short readings —

Thursday, October 14, 2021 I’m breaking my “twice weekly posting” pattern.  Author Roberta Eaton Cheadle went to so much work to do reviews, complete with videos, of two novelettes in my “Dead of Winter” series. So how could I not share?  Comments are closed here because Robbie deserves the full spotlight at her blog.  Please click … More Roberta Writes – My YT reviews of Dead of Winter Journeys 6 & 7 and short readings —

Announcing — Dead of Winter: Journey 10, Pergesca

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 The October issue of Dead of Winter is here! Welcome everyone! Thanks for your patience this month.  Today I announce the latest novelette in Dead of Winter.  It seems like only a few weeks ago that I started these Journeys.  Now we are on the tenth month. Wow.  We are nearing … More Announcing — Dead of Winter: Journey 10, Pergesca

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

Announcing — Dead of Winter: Journey 9, Doors of Attunement

Thursday, September 2, 2021 The September issue of Dead of Winter ready! Welcome to my sanctuary.  Try not to let that giant eye worry you.  During the past ten days, I’ve put in so many long hours each day, but I’m on track and here to announce the latest novelette in Dead of Winter.  To … More Announcing — Dead of Winter: Journey 9, Doors of Attunement

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

Announcing — Dead of Winter: Journey 8, The Lost Library

Wednesday, August 11, 2021 The August issue of Dead of Winter is here! Welcome everyone.  Thanks for visiting my sanctuary.  The “lost library” is one of the mental places where I like to relax.  Although, in Dead of Winter, it may not be a safe harbor.  Our characters definitely need to proceed with caution.  In Journey … More Announcing — Dead of Winter: Journey 8, The Lost Library