Life and Law (The Steamship Chronicles, Book 4) Is Live in eBook

Amazon Kobo iBooks Smashwords Other Stores The first three books of The Steamship Chronicles (which form Volume 1) focus on Sam’s attempt to find a place where she can be accepted and Nat’s efforts to carve out a living as … Continue reading

A Magical Brew Appears in How Beer Saved the World 2

Not so long ago, an intrepid editor named Phyllis Irene Radford saw a documentary on how beer appears to be critical to the rise of human civilization. It inspired in her the desire to see what authors could do with … Continue reading

Darlings to Keep: 2016 Merry-Go-Round Blog Tour

The below excerpt is from Life and Law (releasing soon) that not only didn’t get cut, but I’ve highlighted a portion to use for teasers about the novel. It is most definitely a darling and yet it gets to the … Continue reading

Things That Make Me Smile No.103: Art with Gears

More than a year ago, I posted about my childhood love of clam clocks in another smile. While my family has since found me a tannish clock, I’ve also acquired a collection of loose gears, some from yard sales but … Continue reading

Free or 25% off Smashwords July 2016 Coupons for TTO Publishing Titles

If you haven’t picked up The Captain’s Chair yet (or want a different format), for the month of July 2016 use the SFREE coupon at checkout to get a 100% discount on this short story. Click the image to go … Continue reading

When the Shoe Won’t Fit Now Available on Amazon

Amazon My latest release, When the Shoe Won’t Fit, led a long and tangled life up to this point. It is now available for the first time in eBook form, most specifically in Kindle form so it is available to … Continue reading

Baycon 2016 Con Report

If you’ve been following my blog, you already know Baycon is special to me, but even with a limited knowledge of what goes on behind the scenes, I can tell you this year required a Herculean effort both over the … Continue reading

My BayCon 2016 Panelist Schedule and a Request

My panel list for BayCon 2016 has arrived, and as usual, it has some fascinating ones…one of which I’m dying with curiosity about. I hope you’ll have the chance to drop in. These below are only a glimpse at the … Continue reading

New Author Interview on

Pop over to to read the interview I had with him. Ben came up with some interesting questions about both my writing, and my likes and dislikes. Not only is there a small teaser for the next book in … Continue reading

Winners of the 2016 NaNoWriMo Story Bundle Giveaway and Questions Answered

Thank you everyone who participated in the 2016 NaNoWriMo Story Bundle Giveaway. We have our winners, and as part of the entries, I received two interesting questions to answer, which I have included below. The Winners Are Eleanor L. Julie … Continue reading