November is a Terrible Month for Timely Updates…

…Here it is, another three weeks with no update. However, it has been a decent NaNoWriMo. A little behind, but catching up on the missed days as I go. I can’t wait for people to see this one! There is … Continue reading

Sorry About This…

…but sometimes the book refuses to do what you wanted it to. I will not be calling it The Peculiar Prodigal Parents, but instead, The Fiercely Formidable Fugitive. There is still a reunion with Jo’s mother–who she thought had died … Continue reading

It’s FenCon Weekend!

Looking forward with great anticipation to another great FenCon weekend. I always love the con, and this year the Guest of Honor is Jim C. Hines, who I truly enjoy talking to–even if he is kicking my butt at Words … Continue reading

Now We Get On to Book Three!

First there was One: The Marvelous Mechanical Man Then there were Two: The Nearly Notorious Nun   So excited that the second book is done! Can’t wait to get started polishing Book Three: The Incredibly Irritating Irishman! The first draft … Continue reading

All the Beta Reads Are In!

I will have a little more work to do on The Nearly Notorious Nun to integrate some really valid points but I am still on track for my personal time-table, and hope to have it submitted to Amazon by Monday. Cross … Continue reading

What a Fabulous Convention It Was!

Catching up on everything after a fabulous weekend in Oklahoma City at SoonerCon. Learned a lot, had fun, made sales. 🙂 One of the things I learned from my new friend, Patricia Loofbourrow. She shares pictures of the people who bought … Continue reading

Getting Ready for SoonerCon

Didn’t get the second book finished by the end of May. Probably won’t before SoonerCon June 24–26, 2016, but I might. But I will be taking the first book to SoonerCon, and I will be bringing some surprises of the Steampunk variety. … Continue reading

New Book Trailer for The Marvelous Mechanical Man

I had commissioned a book trailer for The Marvelous Mechanical Man that I really loved, but it had some information that was now outdated. I just got the link for the revised version. Isn’t it beautiful? So proud of it, … Continue reading

S.M.A.R.T. Goals Moving Forward…

(from an article by J.D. Loveland)   I was listening to a Toastmasters speech on goal-setting the other day, and the speaker mentioned using the S.M.A.R.T. system to define goals and keep on track. We’re going to give it a … Continue reading