Closing the Circuit with Readers – Plus Voltage!

Lovely shot (IMO) of my stepson and his bride dancing at their New Year’s Eve wedding. There’s something so classic about this moment, the “first” dance. Two people full of hope and love. We come together over these things, don’t we? So, an unusual thing happened along those lines. It started when my longtime friend and CP, Allison Pang, discovered…

Drawing the Line at Mining Other Cultural Myths

Love this photo from Carien, Sullivan McPig and Voodoo Bride – all hugging on their copy of Rogue’s Pawn. I might not have visited The Netherlands, but my books have! Many of you know I lived in Wyoming for a long time. I went there for graduate school, fell in love with David and ended up staying more than 20…

Launching PEARL and Another Winner!

First off, I have a short story out in the world! Pearl marked the beginning of my attempts at speculative fiction. It was published in Aeon magazine, back in Spring 2008. My editor at Aeon, Bridget McKenna, is starting her own business doing ebook covers, formatting and design. She contacted me and offered to produce Pearl, to build her portfolio….

Cover Reveal and Winner Number One!

At last! The cover for Rogue’s Possession! Release day is October 7, but you can preorder it at Amazon or Barnes & Noble. And today is the first drawing for the entries for a print copy of Rogue’s Pawn! Two entries are here. And here are two more: and And the winner, via Random.org is… Carien! (Who totally stacked the…

Vegas Baby!

So far there are two entries in the Rogue’s Pawn Giveaway, and this is my favorite. Of course, the other is only slightly less brilliant: You’ll note that both of these are from Carien at Pearls Cast Before a McPig, so she stands to win Monday’s Cover Reveal drawing unless the rest of you plan to get busy this weekend!…