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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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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Looking for Beta Readers!

My latest novel, Death of the Zanjero, is ready for beta readers. Basically, it’s just test-reading the novel to see ...
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I’m a Font Freak

I love fonts – what we used to call typefaces back in the day when people actually set type. I ...
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Preaching in the Streets

Evangelizers on Hollywood Blvd. recently, and, yes, they ignored all the homeless people nearby. Several months ago, I was waiting ...
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Post Re-Visit: Born on July 4

[This is actual a re-post I wrote two years ago, but since today actually is July 4 and trust me, ...
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