The Authentic Author

Writing a novel is fun and exciting. Editing a novel is usually tedious and headache inducing, at leas for me. And then there is the rewrite. I’ve been COMPLETELY rewriting my manuscript for my first SWTF book, changing a lot of stuff. Basically, what is left is the core story and the characters. It has … More The Authentic Author

Gutted: A Review

I am stoked to read this anthology after stumbling across this excellent review.  June 24!  I was excited to read this upcoming release from Crystal Lake Publishing, Gutted: Beautiful Horror Stories. I was also fortunate to get an advanced reading copy of the anthology. Crystal Lake is making quite a name for itself in the … More Gutted: A Review

Lightening the Mood

I recently noted my thoughts were dark, and my entertainment choices were morbid.   And it is just to sunny outside for all that!   So, I decided to return to reading my first love:  Fantasy! I just finished Dawn of Wonder by the talented Jonathan Renshaw.  Highly recommend it to any lovers of coming … More Lightening the Mood

Tennis Injury

In addition to being a voracious reader and writer, I am an avid tennis player. I play on local leagues and have I met many excellent friends playing tennis. I played an excellent game of singles about a month ago. While I won that match, it cost me a lot more than I realized at … More Tennis Injury

Elizabeth York, the Asshat Thief, and Why Every Artist Should Want to SCREAM Right Now

My Facebook went BANANAS this weekend. And with damn good reason. I am careful what I speak about online because I think we have a real problem with outrage culture right now, but this is something that NEEDS to be addressed.  Not just for authors, but for artists in general. Elizabeth York is a name you … More Elizabeth York, the Asshat Thief, and Why Every Artist Should Want to SCREAM Right Now