• Musings

    Today I did some more packing and cleaning, despite being exhausted. funny how the last week has taken it out of me. The man and kids did some as well, and fetched a dump trailer to take some stuff to…

  • Self and Indie Publishing

    I’m interested in the potential of self/indie pubbing, particularly for doing some novellas or stories in my various worlds. I’m also interested in the idea as an industry changer, so I try to keep up-to-date. Anyhow, one of the things…

  • I’m grumpy

    I have no idea why I’m grumpy, except packing and stress from that. It’s annoying being grumpy. Boy and girl are being clingy. I get that. But it’s driving me nuts. And then the dogs are upset. One peed in…

  • I swear I did do something today

    I’m just not sure what it was that I did do. I did a lot of tinkering on the website, with some help from my web editor who did a tune up on some things, bless her. Makes it significantly…

  • Hit the Road Jack!

    And that is what I plan to do tomorrow. I’m heading to Norwescon after I get done with my teaching. So excited. Can’t wait. But that means I won’t be here for the next five days or so. I hope…

  • Scary publishing

    My Horngate books are published by Simon and Schuster (also known as Pocket Books), and so this particularly effects me, but it also effects readers. Right now, Barnes and Noble is not ordering a lot of S&S books into its…

  • Snippet of Soul Mage

    It’s cold. As in a miserable wind chill. Of course, by the looks of the storms hitting east of here, from Minnesota to Main to Florida, I’ve nothing to complain about. So I will endeavor not to. First day of…

  • The Winner

    Wow, you all made that a really difficult contest. I had a tough time picking a winner, but I decided on Ken because I loved the story and it totally made me think about those summers nights when I was…

  • Oscars and the writing business

    I did not watch the Oscars. I wish I could see just the musical performances. Those I would have liked to have seen. And heard. How about the rest of you. Did you watch? Was there anything you really enjoyed?…

  • Taxes and nutty old men and their socks

    Every year I vow to do a better job of organizing tax information/financial information, as well as keeping it updated. I did a pretty good job for a little while last year, and then . . . stopped. Today I…