Hear about the book – If you want to read a sample chapter or buy a copy of the book, head over to Lucina Press. Ciao lovelies. See you in your dreams!
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 […]
What a happy Christmas! Print copies of Anchor are on the way! The eBook will launch the same day as the official print launch date. Stay tuned after January 1st for more details!
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 […]
This is my creative inspiration for the morning – a Solar System Quilt created by Ellen Harding Baker in 1876. According to various web sources – teacher, Ellen Harding Baker of Cedar County, Iowa, created this embroidered quilt in 1876 as a visual aid for her community astronomy lectures. It’s now part of the […]
At PulpFest 2018, July 27-29 in Pittsburgh, PA. To continue the story from yesterday…I met several other authors at PulpFest 2018 including – Christopher Paul Carey (author and editor at Paizo Publishing and who channels Edgar Rice Burroughs, I swear it!), Joab Steiglitz, and Chris Ryan. It was wonderful and intimidating introducing myself and starting […]
You look at a science fiction convention and think, I want to be there with my peeps. All those fans of the same sorts of things that I like. It’ll be great! Of course, I’ll be judged, especially as a newcomer, but so what? It’s time to step out with my own bad self and […]
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 […]
I am very tardy in reporting the activities of this Summer & Fall. I shall now attempt to play catch up. Not an easy task as there’s so much to catch up with. Let’s start with vintage. In July, I embraced a 1940’s/1950’s vintage style. This coincided with (and was initially sparked by) attendance at […]
We learn by studying our predecessors, not the subject matter, necessarily, but the techniques — light, color, sound. Whether that’s for words or pictures doesn’t really matter. We are the summation of our antecedents and when we enter into an artistic groove we consciously (or, more often, unconsciously) create something that feels similar to our […]