Tag: My Stories

Good-bye 2018!

The countdown to 2019 has begun. Can you believe it? I’m busily finishing up preparations for the ANCHOR book launch on 1/9/19. Ebooks of LANDSCAPE OF DARKNESS and ANCHOR are ready and will be available for pre-sale. There are eBook discount coupons coming to “Rocketeer” newsletter subscribers on January 1. 2019 will be a fantastical […]

Clarification for the newbies

It’s Christmas day and my new illustrated time-travel story, Anchor, is about to be released. I’m getting last minute details ready such as figuring out how to make Atomic-vodka jello shots and finding my rocket-shaped cookie-cutters for the book release party. I thought it might be a good time to explain why I write and […]

Interview on the Skirt and Words podcast

Back in the early Summer, my friend and fellow-author Denise Kawaii invited me to take part in her vidcast, Skirts and Words. I love doing radio/podcasts but this was my first vidcast. Oh, how I slumped! (My mother would be so ashamed.) Still, the company was great and the content is good. We discussed women […]

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Sunday Thoughts

It’s after 2 p.m. on Sunday. I’m still in my PJ’s sketching out illustrations for my next pulp novelette. The story is at the editor’s.  I’m planning a late Spring release. I’ve just gotten another 5 star review for Landscape of Darkness  and it’s wonderful! (Thank you kind people!!) I have a big release schedule […]

A New Space Opera is Born

Well, it’s a book! And not just any book but a novelette. Novelettes run in length between short stories and novellas, in other words, perfect bite-sized reading stories. They were a big hit back in the mid-twentieth century in the magazines. Anyway, it’s a book! And not just any book but an illustrated, pulp-style, space […]

Today’s Micro-Adventure

Question for the gallery…how long is your attention span nowadays? Shorter than it used to be, I’ll bet! Micro-fiction goes back into antiquity but seems a good choice for modern, highly-distracted readers. And if a momentary story is compelling enough, the reader will continue to think about it. That’s a writer’s payoff, long form or […]

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