Category Archives: Appreciation

The Punk in Modern Steampunk

It is quite easy to find people who will tell you exactly what steampunk is and what it is not. Pretty much as easy as it is to find people setting rules in almost every area of life. Sometimes those … Continue reading

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A Fun Interview and Book Giveaway

You might have guessed by now how I love to hear from my readers. It makes the publication process worth it (the writing would happen anyway). I was recently contacted by a reader who asked if I would do an … Continue reading

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Dinosaurs – Jurassic Park in Lego

I started writing (on my phone) this deep, complicated philosophical look at the themes in my steampunk series and how they reflect the world around us…and have since learned there is no auto save of a new file in Dropbox. … Continue reading

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Embrace the Change

Last week, I saw my youngest son graduate college with all the pomp and circumstance of a changing of the guard, a recognition of transition, whether out into the real world or on to more targeted education. I’m as proud … Continue reading

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Favorite Conventions: 2016 Merry-Go-Round Blog Tour

This month’s topic is favorite conventions, and I can honestly say I haven’t been to a convention or conference I didn’t enjoy, whether in person or online. However, there is one convention I have been going to for more years … Continue reading

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