A working cover and a motto

A working cover and a motto

For years I’ve resisted the obvious motto for the Spaceport stories as perhaps being just a little too campy. But who am I fooling? Most of the stories begin with an alien walking into a bar. Except book 2. That begins with a bartender falling out of the sky. But it’s okay. She survives. I’ve…

Finished NaNoWriMo 2012

Finished NaNoWriMo 2012

I’ve managed to finish a draft of “The Spaceport” for NaNo! This was an interesting experience. I had to fight through food poisoning, holiday planning, emotional ups and downs…and yet this was one of the most fun projects I’ve ever taken on. It took me back to my early years as a writer, when I…

Nano Day 2 — sort of

I started 4 days late and 5000 words short, but I’m hard at work. I’m delighting in finally getting the first novel in my Spaceport series on paper. I’d written a draft of it years ago — and managed to lose it. Over the years, I became convinced that was a good thing as the…

Nano Insanity

Nano Insanity

That’s it. I’ve officially lost my mind. I’ve decided to stop procrastinating and get a draft of  The Spaceport written in November. I may not survive the month…but I’ll have some fun!

Dream of a New World

I do not need to dream up more worlds. My fingers are already flying as fast as they can… but this morning, I had a lovely dream. Waking with a smile on my face, I rushed to jot down as much as I could remember.  It was a beautiful world, full of virtual technology that…

Thundertime

Thundertime

Today I released a story I’d written years ago on Smashwords, exploring the options of free epub. If you learn about me through that story, know that it isn’t my usual. I wrote that story after an all-night reading binge for a modern-American literature class. The teacher allowed me to use the story as the…