There ain't nothing like eating cold pizza. Breakfast of champions. Gourmet food. The coagulated marries the congealed in a symphony of flavor and texture. Its joy is in its simplicity. You just take it from the box and eat it neat. No ice. No garnish. No flowery arrangements. No sense of style. No savoring of … Continue reading Cold Pizza
Sometimes, life just gets in the way. You can't stop it. You can only hope to contain it. And that's why I thought I'd provide a quick update on PIECES OF EIGHT, the sequel to BLOODLINES. The Good: Editing is finished. I've done the best job my amateur, grammar-addled, anally-retentive mind can do on the … Continue reading What Comes Next?
Just thought I'd drop a quick update on what I've been up to these past few months. Not a whole lot. I finished Pieces of Eight, the sequel to Bloodlines, right before the shelter-in-place orders came about in mid-March. Since then, I sent the manuscript off to my editor, and have been waiting impatiently for her feedback ever … Continue reading Hurry Up and Wait
"May you live in interesting times." I think that says it all. We live in interesting times. Not to be confused with the unstable political climate, mind you. THAT will come to a head this November, but the storm clouds have been gathering for years. How will things turn out? My crystal ball shattered the … Continue reading In The Time of COVID
I'm terrible at blogging. It's a terribly-kept secret, but then anyone who follows this website and my blog already knows this. As the kids sometimes say, "Whatevs." So, what's been happening with me? Glad you asked! Not a lot. Well, that's not entirely true... Over the summer, I contracted with a wonderful independent editor named Liz Heijkoop … Continue reading Seeing With 2020