Sticker Shock

  When you first venture into self-publishing, you know there are going to be costs involved.  Hey, if it was cheap, it would be a whole lot easier to break in, right?  But there are some things that might escape those keen observation skills starting out and sneak up to …

Bone Sliver Complete and More

Friday was a big day for me.  I apologize for not posting sooner, but the first novel in The Nova Chronicles is complete.  I put the end on Bone Sliver at around 12:30 am CST Saturday morning, and I guess I took the rest of Saturday to recuperate and crow …

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 …

Nineteen and Counting

Hey Y’all, If it seems like I haven’t been posting as much lately, it’s true and here’s why…I’ve been working on finishing Bone Sliver. I’ve got about five or six chapters to go before the first installment of The Nova Chronicles is ready to go to beta readers.  Beta readers …

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 …

Sleeping on the Scenic Bypass of the Mind

This week has been full of interesting revelations on self.  I would share them here, with you, but I’m not sure I can fully articulate them yet.  The things I am learning are some deep-seated, bad-ass things that will likely impact the rest of my life.  Or not.  You see, …

Sir Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman

On Tuesday, March 10th I got to go see Neil Gaiman speak here in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He was his usual fresh, witty, lovely self, and after accepting the Ambassador award from the Oklahoma Center of Poets and Writers, he gave several readings (in spite of a rather lengthy wrestling match …