This is it! The last day I’ll be able to work with my desktop for the next month or so. I’m retiring and moving from the DC area to south Florida. That will mean more time to write, edit, take photos, and relax. I’ll still be available via email, but I hate touch-screen typing on … More Moving Day!
The convention was a lot of fun. I want to thank Jennifer Morris for putting on a great first-time event. Just in case you think it is all fun and games, this is what a convention looks like three hours before registration. The sun was setting as a bevy of … More Old City, New Blood
The Old City, New Blood convention is an author/reader mini-con, and they are offering… A chance to WIN YOUR WAY IN FOR FREE! That’s right, ladies and gentlemen… starting today, you will all have 7 days to hop around from author to author, blogger to blogger, and enter at every stop to win one of … More Old City, New Blood Raffle
Whoopee! I’m going to be attending a brand new convention for readers and authors of Urban Fantasy, Science Fiction, and Paranormal Romance. It’s called Old City, New Blood and will be held February, 2013 in St. Augustine, Florida. Besides the literary shenanigans, there will be a ghost tour of the ancient city and time to … More Old City, New Blood!
While at lunch in a busy buffet, I was people-watching. There was a lady at an adjacent table with two kids. One was a little boy, I’m guessing six or seven years old. His sister was a bit older, probably ten or so. The boy got up and started marching towards the food with an … More Inspiration: Kids
I just found out about an upcoming event that should be a lot of fun. There is going to be a gathering of Urban Fantasy and Romance authors and readers in St. Augustine, Florida this coming February eighth to the tenth. http://oldecitynewblood.wordpress.com/ Details are a bit sparce at this point, but I’ll post updates on … More Olde City, New Blood!
I met with the Editor in Chief of Captiva Press and the author, Tymber Dalton this past Tuesday. I’ve known and enjoyed working with both of them for several years. This was the very first face-to-face gathering. Captiva Press is based on the Florida Gulf Coast and I was visiting family on the east coast. … More Captiva Press Meeting!
We’re hitting the road south in the next few days! It’s vacation in Florida time again. For those who don’t know, I was born and raised in south Florida and consider myself a ‘Cracker’. Besides the fun in getting nice and warm after the winter chillies, I’m looking forward to getting some more nice photos. … More On the Road Again!
“WBUT13 News! Your voice from Bootstrap and the Three Rivers Area!” The corny echo effect faded, the overly-colorful logo slid off screen and revealed a living room setting with a pair of love seats, a coffee table and a wingback chair. The camera zoomed in to frame the young blonde in a pale green skirt … More Shifter Born Character Interview!
We had a delightful breakfast at a local restaurant, this morning. Bentley’s is a very nice place on Route 50, in Falls Church. The service was great and the manager even stopped by to chat for a few minutes. Portions were larger than we expected and perfectly presented. If you find yourself in the area, … More Good Breakfast!