The new book in the Solstice series is now ready and available for preorder on Amazon!
Set several years after Equinox's events, the world is now in the middle of a pandemic. No children have been born in years as people fear tur Read more of this blog post »
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October 31, 1941 – World War II: A U.S. destroyer is sunk by a German U-boat torpedo near Iceland, killing 100 sailors
On October 31, 1941, the U.S. Navy destroyer, USS Reuben James, was sunk after being struck by a torpedo from the German U-boat U-552 near Iceland. Of the 144 crew comprising 7 officers, 136 sailors and 1 passenger, 100 were killed and 44 rescued.
At this point in World War II, the United States wasRead more of this blog post »
With a few days left until the election our country is facing, I thought I’d say a few things.
A couple of weeks ago my wife and I received our ballots via mail, we selected our preferred candidates, and then we walked over to the drop box, not far from where we live, and deposited the envelopes.
We aRead more of this blog post »
Last week while driving around Tulsa doing my delivery jobs, I was listening to my songs on Amazon via the BlueTooth. I just had it on shuffle for a mix of Disney, Christian Contemporary,...
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The wicked king let out a great laugh, one so evil that his shadow on the wall looked like a serpent in the light of the dancing flames.
Sorry, but I hated it. The writing was far too fast and hurried and things happened an
What a great fall weather weekend in Northern Colorado. If it weren’t for the forest fires it would be perfect. Today will be a football/ writing day. First the Broncos, and then a visit with Croatoan. I’m early in the second book, and Tom Benton has a plan…..
Quick explanation: A few Christmases back I was given a “Writer Emergency Pack” deck of cards. This included a set of prompts. So I’m going to go through and follow them, to the best of my ability. Some of these will end up being parts of my works in progress, others will be standalone stories, depeRead more of this blog post »
I’m not going to bury the lead here: there’s information you need to share, now, particularly with your friends online with whom you most disagree. It could help save US democracy. That information is that the outcome of the US election is unlikely to be fairly known on Tuesday night, or even WednesRead more of this blog post »
Siempre he sido un escéptico de las grandes conspiraciones. Y lo he sido basándome en una simple observación: la gente no es tan lista como se cree o, dicho de otro modo, somos mucho más tontos de lo que parecemos.
Lo que mueve el mundo son los intereses particulares, el egoísmo del aquí y ahora. PueRead more of this blog post »
Turn innocent little fig bars into spooky ghosts and goblins and watch your little monsters gobble them up! Nature’s Bakery sent me a couple of complimentary boxes of their delicious real fruit fig bars and I transformed them into fun Halloween treats for an after-school party. Spider and Monster HaRead more of this blog post »
"It's one of those days? What can I do to make it a bit better?"
"Yes, it is one of those days. I would really appreciate it if you would carry my coffee cup for me."
Do you ever yearn to h Read more of this blog post »
So I find myself in the position to teach kids who are deemed at-risk again. Kids who have been let down and even betrayed…by “the system,” by their “friends,” and even by their own families. Now they have lost their freedom, too. As is always the case with a new group of students, butRead more of this blog post »
is something I cannot emphasize enough that you as a writer need to
be doing. Everybody gets their inspiration from somewhere. If
you're not reading, if you're not
watching shows, if you're not listening to radio, then you're cutting yourself off from your inspiration. If you
don't have some so
The Nutcracker Battle is up for preorder! You can get it here. It's part of the Heart of the Holidays: A Stand Alone Gay YA Series, a group of six stand alone YA holiday novellas by outstanding YA authors: Daniel Elijah Sanderfer, Addison Lloyd, Bronte Meredith, T.R. Valleroy, and Shane Morton.
RighRead more of this blog post »
From her back cover:
The caterpillar can never turn into a beautiful butterfly without first going through the necessary metamorphosis, and we will never grow into spiritual maturity without undergoing a similar process. Brenda D. Malloy agrees with Maya Angelou who said that “we delight iRead more of this blog post »
And here we have the final day of the tenth month, which will be followed by a new set of e-book sales for November. Things are coming along very nicely with my edits, and I uploaded the pretty-much-final-version of Agnes of Haywood Hall to Draft2Digital. I've cleared out my to-do list for this montRead more of this blog post »
Ghosts thrive on fear, but Maisie just isn't delivering. In fact, Lazarus isn't even sure she realizes she's being haunted.
When expert haunter, Lazarus Bently, receives a cry for help from a fellow ghost, he rushes to the chaotic cottage of eccentric artist Maisie. If Ghost HQ f Read more of this blog post »
[Ideal shills: Karen Bass, Brad Sherman, and Charlie Rangel]
No US politician has ever paid a price for speaking at a Scientology event like Karen Bass did this summer.
You know the story. Joe Biden was supposedly serious about Los Angeles US Representative Karen Bass as a possible VP candidate when BRead more of this blog post »
BOOK REVIEW: MY NOISY CANCER COMEBACK: RUNNING AT THE MOUTH WHILE RUNNING FOR MY LIFE—by Fitz Koehler
As a private person, the “noisy” in the title tickled my brain. Noisy? But for my tunes and Dance Attack class, I crave peace and quiet in my old age. There must be a story behind the title? Oh boy, is there a story behind the title—Fitz Koehler’s audacious zest for life, her race announcing paRead more of this blog post »
The Singapore Writers Festival is now underway and Jeopardy of Every Wind: The Biography of Captain Thomas Bowrey is featured in their Hot of the Press section: https://swfbooks.com/pages/fresh-jeopardy-of-every-wind
Needless to say, this year’s festival and its book store are digital – very far fromRead more of this blog post »
How understanding menopause can help prevent couples from simply toddling off into old age but instead, embracing it.
Any man who makes the bold attempt to spend the arc of his life with a woman would be wise to understand menopause. This event is second only to childbirth in its impact on a woman’sRead more of this blog post »
When Jenny Frame asked me if I had written a book set at Christmas because I loved the holidays, my answer was coy, “Does the holiday season extend to Halloween? I love Halloween. There can never be enough Halloween celebration.” In truth, like Dana, the protagonist of my book The HolidRead more of this blog post »
Nearing the end of their journey, our heroes are riding a ferry to Adelaide’s house and everything seems great. Greg is having a grand old time and even Wirt (Wirt!) is happy and relaxed for once. Plus they’re on a boat inhabited entirely by fancy, fancy frogs and who doesn’t loveRead more of this blog post »
The word boo, from Greek boaein and Latin boare, means to cry aloud, roar, shout. The word boh, meaning to produce a loud startling sound (BOO!!), came to Read more of this blog post »
Raether’s Enzyme launched to modest fanfare last week. The event marked the first time its cover was seen by anyone outside the small circle involved with A Dance with Designers. Established authors include a cover reveal event as part of the lead-up to a book’s release. Given how late in the game IRead more of this blog post »
Over the past few years, several scientists have published articles revealing the incredible efficiency of the dragonfly as a predator. Dragonflies eat flies, bees, butterflies, wasps and other small insects. Scientists estimate that dragonflies are the deadliest predator in nature, capturing theiRead more of this blog post »
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