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Review of Gotti (2018)

I saw Gotti. Travolta got Gotti’s mannerisms down pretty well–Gotti’s strut and his arrogance. The plot…

LaVyrle Spencer’s HUMMINGBIRD – A Second Chance at Love From a Very Unlikely Place

Set in 1879 in Colorado, this is the story of the very proper Miss Abigail McKenzie…

Accepting I Can’t Do Everything

I’ve often talked about my parents in my blog or social media posts. I am very…

Author Interview with Sue A. Hart

Author Interview with Sue A Hart Sue Hart is finally delving into the world of publishing…

Banning Goblin Chainwhirler: Standard Constructed Speculation Ahead of Core Set 2019

I’ve visited quite a few local gaming stores these past couple weeks, and most Magic players…

Celebrating Where the Fire Falls with a #Giveaway!

Launch month is finally here! I’m excited to see Where the Fire Falls heading out into…

“GAME EGYPT” Virtual Life and Death in Ancient Egypt

  Action adventure fiction on Amazon Kindle For many, ancient Egypt is like a game of…

A Gathering of Dragons – Chapter Twenty-three

Farloft started formulating a plan on how to deal with the sons of Thrax shortly after…

Making Monsters Anthology!

Very pleased to be part of the Making Monsters anthology, published by The Future Fire, and…

Guest Author Jeremy Thomas Gilmer of New Brunswick.

I’m always surprised at the fount of talent from our small province and Jeremy is a…

Survey Results + E-book Winner + Discount Mystery Sale

Survey Results Revealed So, last newsletter I posed the proverbial question: are you a ‘glass-half-full’ kind of…

Immortal Ops Apparel

Check it out! My team has been hard at work rolling out Immortal Ops gear and…

(Self) Sabotage!

No need to sing Beastie Boys at me. Please don’t. Now that we’ve gotten that out…

The Practice of Saying Good-bye…by Jennifer Probst

The baby birds are gone. They flew the coop. I have empty nest syndrome. Maybe I…

What Europe Laura always reminds America Laura

It happens every time. Roughly two hours after trudging my bleary-eyed self from a transatlantic, overnight…

Investments reprinted by The Arcanist

My flash fiction story Investments has just been reprinted by The Arcanist – home of bite-sized…

Good grammar is important—and it could save you $5 million

At last, I’ve been vindicated. After years of grinding my teeth while reading shoddy prose, it’s…

Trimmed to Death – Cover Reveal

Trimmed to Death, #15 in the Bad Hair Day Mysteries, will be released on Sept. 25,…

Magical World of Mish-Mash by Angela Castillo

Sci-fi, fantasy, steampunk, cyberpunk . . . one of the challenges speculative fiction authors face is…

Author Interview on The Reading List

Claire Fullerton is an author who was born in Wayzata, Minnesota and transplanted at the age…

Storyteller’s Journey

It’s Time for Summer Vacation! Like most of you, I’m excited to spend some time outside…

My week in review and writing links

Hello everyone! Happy Friday! Once again, this is me readying for the weekend. I can’t rightly…

GHOST CHOREOGRAPGY

The two poems in this post appeared unheralded giving no indication as to how they were…

Are you a tidy person?

Are you a tidy person? By this, I mean, is your desk space clear, your housework…

It’s Release Day!

Author Don Massenzio Well, I’m a bit nervous today. I’m releasing my new book, Extra Innings. It’s…