“A Need for Expanded Abilities of a Discreet Nature”

“A Need for Expanded Abilities of a Discreet Nature”

For Your Delectation, a Sample from My Short Story So. This was Professor Rufus Cornelius Abercrombie-Stubbins. She curtseyed stiffly before the Englishman. Gentleman, truth be told, for gentleman he surely was, despite the smear of oil on his cheek and his steamed-over spectacles. He whipped them off and wiped them on a filthy silk handkerchief. “You are from Mr. Claggmarten, I take it?” “Yes,” she lied. “My name is...

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Dream Big

Dream Big

I grew up watching the Oscars, dreaming that someday I would win one. Rehearsing my speech for best actress. Then I grew up and my dream changed. I now practice my speech for best screenplay. Yes. I may be writing novels, but my life isn’t over. I may return to screenplays. I haven’t given up that dream. What dreams do you still have? Let’s cling to them. Together. Dream big or stay home. NOTE:  I had this posted on my...

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Update on my #DiverseReads2017 Challenge

Update on my #DiverseReads2017 Challenge

Three out of four of these books fit the February #DiverseReads2017 Challenge which is more a relection of my interests than the challenge so far. I think the idea of this challenge is to stretch people, and so far it has simply corresponded to my reading desires and given me incentive to reach farther. All were great reads. I hope you find something you like here! I will need to actually work a little harder to choose a book for the March...

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Tweety Hat a Tecret

Tweety Hat a Tecret

I am weeks away from finishing The Dead Shall Live, Volume Two of The Fury Triad.  I’m waiting for editorial notes to guide me on final polishes. Being that close feels strange and euphoric and stressed and nervous. This is where the magic happens in my writing process, and words spring to my fingertips that I had no idea were there. Characters speak truths I do not know. Threads whip together in an intricate pattern, and I pretend...

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Loving the Diverse Reading Challenge

Loving the Diverse Reading Challenge

I’ve been a bit surprised to see how many of the recommended diverse SFF books I’ve already read, which becomes more obvious when I’m looking for something for this challenge. On the other hand it’s not all that surprising since one of the things I love about reading is the opportunity to ‘live’ another life, experience another world, and that includes the characters, not just the universe they are in. I need...

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