Where does writing really happen? On my monthly contribution to The Writers' Vineyard, I share a few thoughts that came to me by a warm fire on a chilly January evening. Over the years, I've written scenes, chapters, even whole drafts at all of these places: A favorite coffee shop Outside under a tree A … Continue reading Fireside Thoughts
Audra Middleton dared to interview the dastardly and duplicitous Sergio Leone Eastwood, from my first book, An Alien's Guide to World Domination, in her villain interview blog series this month. Read it all and find out if she survived his treachery (and his tendency to use ten words when one will do).
"Enjoy romance and poetry, pack saddles and gunpowder, wild mushrooms, instant gratification, Lake Chelan, life lessons and more. Browse books while sipping coffee and sharing scones--hear the life stories, and meet the people behind a wide variety of locally-authored books." Thanks to one of those amazing, cozy, resilient, delightful local independent bookstores - A Book … Continue reading Book Buzz – Local Authors at Pybus Market
Thanks to Rita and the team at Coffee Time Romance & More for this sweet and funny interview with me. And, you'll find out what I look like - there's no camera on me, right? Read it all here.
This Saturday, August 2, I'll join the poets, musicians, and artists celebrating all things creative at the Index Arts Festival in the tiny town of Index, Washington. There will be live music, readings, an open mic, and art, art, art, art, art. I'll be one of the featured participants in the spoken word program, which runs … Continue reading Live Reading: Index Arts Festival
Too much of my state is on fire again this summer. The six hundred-plus residents of the small town of Pateros had to evacuate last night, and I understand somewhere around one hundred of their homes won't be there when they return. From the cool joy of talking and learning about writing and books over … Continue reading Do good with a good book
Every year, the terrific folks who put on the Pacific Northwest Writers Association conference host a Friday night autograph party. Open to the public, readers (and fellow writers) can meet their favorite authors, talk about books, buy a book, bring a book to get signed, and hob nob with others who love writing and reading. … Continue reading Join Us in Seattle!
Fellow author (go read Watcher, now!) Audra Middleton interviewed me for her May Sci-Fi Madness month on her blog, Audra Writes. Find out why I would make a terrible Hollywood casting director. (No, it's not what you think.) Read the interview here. And did I mention you should go read Audra's book Watcher? Do that, … Continue reading Interview on Audra Writes
If you're in the central Washington area, come visit us on Saturday! I'll be one of nine local authors signing books and talking to readers at a terrific local bookstore, Jerrol's in Ellensburg. If you're elsewhere, hey, why not go to a local bookstore near you anyway? Support local businesses and buy books. Not a … Continue reading Book signing with local authors – Support your local bookstore!
Love paper? Adore the weight of a book in your hands? Cherish the ability to dog-ear a page? Good news: An Alien's Guide to World Domination is now out in paperback. As of today, you can order it from BURST, the publisher's web store or from Amazon. Coming soon to other online retailers, too.