Archives for Stray Thoughts

Musings, rants and the occasional pictures of our basset hounds. This is a space for all the things I want to write about, but have no place else to put them.

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How to Write a Book Review

If you liked any of these, will you please write a review or two? This is a slightly updated re-post ...
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Death of the City Marshal is Coming Soon!

I am seriously excited to announce my May release, Death of the City Marshal. It’s the second in the Old ...
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New Year and New(ish) Book

Well, I’m finally back from my holiday. We had a lovely time here at the Old Homestead. But that does ...
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Learning How To Write the Future

Last year, as I was writing Time Enough, the sequel to my time travel novel, But World Enough and Time, ...
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I Am #NotLessThan

Why don’t we see boys cheerleading for girls’ sports? Why don’t guys knit, embroider or sew clothing? Why is it ...
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Somebody Out There Gets Mother’s Day Gifts. Finally.

The uKeg from GrowlerWerks Two years ago, in this space, I wrote about how Mother’s Day Gifts basically suck. Or ...
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Why I Choose to Self-Publish

When people ask me why I choose to self-publish, the easy answer is that I got tired of chasing agents ...
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A Ring for a Second Chance is Now Available!

I know. You were expecting the next installment of But World Enough and Time. But I can’t help it. Today ...
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Feedback Frenzy

I’m not sure what it was that set me off. I seem to remember I was on some site I ...
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Ta-Dah! It’s the Cover for A Ring for a Second Chance

November 17 is now less than a month away, and that means Release Day for my latest novel, A Ring ...
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