Friday the 13th

Santana and I would very much like to wish you a happy Friday the 13th!  We are still working on getting the website changed up, and we hope you are liking the changes so far!  Thanks for sticking with us, and we look forward to hearing from you as soon …

Book Launch a Success

I suppose it depends on what one calls success.  It’s not like Neil Gaiman came to the little town called Sand Springs for Halloween.  There were not hundreds of books sold.  If that is one’s definition of success, this was not it. This was setting up a table in a …

Book Cover Upgrade and Midterms

So October is breathing down the back of my neck and I still have some work to do on the book, there are midterms coming up the next two weeks, and I have a book release to plan.  Oh yeah, and the uber spectacular Halloween issue of the newsletter to …

August Newsletter and the Next Degree

The end of the month brings with it the end of summer for me.  This next couple of weeks are all about the August Newsletter and cleaning house and organizing to prepare for the start of school this year.  This year I ambark on the next leg of my educational …

So… I made some mistakes…

I got the first proof copy of my book a couple of weeks ago, and there were more than a few formatting errors, even though Createspace said everything was fine.  It turns out that unless you have the formatting in mind when you create the document, there are going to …

Bone Sliver Rewrite Update

So Close I can almost taste it. This is where it gets really scary and really exciting all at the same time.  I think it is finally almost ready for people to see it. Feeling particularly vulnerable right now, so I’m going to go and take it out on Max …

Summer 2015 and Publication Prep

So graduation is over, and I’ve made it through my first intercession at RSU in Claremore.  It was a great class, and I do still have the research paper to do, but it isn’t due until July, and in the interim I am volunteering with the local nature center and …

After the First Commencement

At the beginning of this month, my entire life changed forever.  Perhaps it is a small thing, and perhaps not so small in some ways.  On May 8, I went from GED’d high school dropout to having a college degree.  Granted, it’s an associate’s degree, but it is a degree …

Beltane Issue Set to Roll Out

The Beltane issue of Twisted Candle Newsletter is set to roll out on April 15, 2015!  This is only our second issue so if you want to get in on this free content and progress report, go to the home page and sign up now!  If you’re the kind of …