Category Archives: Writing

Collaborating with Pirates…

Several years ago now, I received an email from my good friend Marc Gunn asking if I wanted to do another collaborative album after Don’t Go Drinking with Hobbits. This time, it would be a collection of songs about airship … Continue reading

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That’s Entertainment!

The above is an actual program from a variety show that is preserved in the Library of Congress. If Alistair and Jo get back from the Continent in time, they could actually attend this show. If you look very closely, … Continue reading

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Today’s Tour Stop–Publishing Secrets

Today’s tour stop is on Book Publishing Secrets: How to Publish Your Book. It talks about the number of publishers I’ve lost…Novel Books, Inc.; Sunnyside Up Publications; L&L Dreamspell; LTD Books…and many more. That sounds bad, but unfortunately, it’s the … Continue reading

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1875 in New York City

The Conn-Mann series is set in the 1870s in New York City. This is an important thing to remember about the books in the series. It was a time and place that I’ve taken certain liberties with, but it was … Continue reading

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Today Jo Steps Up to the Plate

The tour stop today is an interview with Jo at Pimp That Character! It’s always so much fun when she gets a chance to speak up. It isn’t the first time she’s been interviewed, but the other interviews have sadly … Continue reading

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Today We Discuss the Menagerie…

Today’s Book Tour stop is an interview at As the Page Turns. We’ve been discussing jobs that the men and women of The Conn-Mann Chronicles. There are other characters in the books that have the important job of providing comfort … Continue reading

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Getting a Late Start Today…

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com …sorry about that. Today’s stop is at Jazzy Book Reviews and is the first chapter again if you haven’t had a chance to read it yet. Yesterday I talked a bit about the jobs that my … Continue reading

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Back Aboard the Tour Train!

  As you may (or may not) have noticed, I took the weekend off and did no blogging while the train wasn’t running. It was a lovely break, but I am eager to get back to it. Today’s tour stop … Continue reading

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No Stop Today…

…so I thought I would share some of the pictures from last summer’s trip to Dublin. In Book Five of the Chronicles, Jo and Alistair travel to Ireland to settle her grandfather’s affairs. They start the trip in Dublin. Now, … Continue reading

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Today’s Stop Is an Interview with Interesting Questions

  Today’s Book Tour stop is an interview over at Confessions of an Eccentric Bookaholic. I had a good time with it. Reading back through it, I really liked it. I hope you will too. One of the cool things … Continue reading

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