Apr 15

Small Owls

little owls

  I’m still working on the cover for MULBERRY WANDS, and it’s getting closer to the time when I really need it, because I’ve gotten my first copyeditor looking at the manuscript, and pretty soon I’m going to have to have it in a book form, which means I’m going to need a cover. As …

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Apr 14

The Third Pig Cover

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I wrote this story a few years ago for a theme anthology that (as far as I know) never came to fruition. It’s a very funny story, so I decided to publish it on its own, along with another story that never found a home. Humor is hard to sell. If you like funny fantasy …

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Apr 10

Book Review – What Makes a Hero?

What Makes a Hero?: The Surprising Science of Selflessness by Elizabeth Svoboda This book has one of the best covers I’ve seen in years. So striking, people kept stopping by my desk and peering at it, trying to figure out what it was about. I don’t know how they made it, but the artist/designer deserves …

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Apr 09

Changer’s Turf – Chapter Fourteen

New to the story? S’okay–go here.   Chapter Fourteen     Unlike the college of nursing or the shiny engineering building or the Walter Clark School of Business, the building that housed anthropology, women’s studies, and other poor-cousin departments was a hulking brick structure, with windows like turrets and absolutely no ornamentation. It stood out among …

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Apr 08

Book Review – The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie This author was recommended to me by a reader I trust with the comment that he was way funnier reading his work than most stand-up comedians.  Half the books I “read” these days are audiobooks, so I went and got one. I thought this …

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