Category Archives: The Book Pile

Release Day for Blue Nebula!

Days like this seem so far away when you’re writing a book. Mostly  you’re focused on getting a story out of your head and onto a computer’s hard drive. The fact that others might read it some day doesn’t seem … Continue reading

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Guest Post by Lila Shaw: What if Superheroes Were Commonplace?

Years ago, I saw the PBS adaptation of Ursula LeGuin’s The Lathe of Heaven, set in Portland, OR (of course! Ursula’s a home girl.) The story’s protagonist, George Orr could alter reality with his dreams–a thought-provoking concept. Near the end … Continue reading

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Feeling the Facebook Love?

A lot of people complain about Facebook but I love it. I do so many things over there: keep in touch with my muchly-scattered friends and family, network and chit-chat with many writer pals, promote myself and my books,  plot … Continue reading

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And Now For Something Completely Different…

To say that my writing tends to the dark side is too understate it just a tad. My horror short stories one would expect to be dark – and they are. My science fiction romances aren’t – quite honestly – … Continue reading

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Oh, No! My Alter-Ego Escaped Again!

*sigh* I’ve been busy and failed to keep my usually close eye on my alter-ego, Agent Z. She managed to escape and has been up to all kinds of drunken and inappropriate activities, including kidnapping author Cathy Pegau and subjecting her to … Continue reading

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The Unknown Factor: Introducing Angela Renee

I am delighted to welcome debut author, Angela Renee, to my blog. Say hi, everyone! * * * * * I’m a tad bit of a control freak. I didn’t realize how much until recently when I took note of … Continue reading

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Absolute Writers: Focus on S.A. Meade

Being a regular at the Absolute Write Water Cooler means I get to meet lots and lots of writers, both published and unpublished. My guest today is someone I “met” before either of us was published, but even back then … Continue reading

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Fishing, Reading and Other Interesting Stuff

Silly me. I had meant to put up a ‘Gone Fishing’ sign as a placeholder while I went on vacation, but oopsy – I forgot. I guess I was in a little bit of a hurry to get gone! I … Continue reading

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The 1 Night Stand Blog Hop

Welcome to the 1 Night Stand Blog Hop! First prize is a Kindle Touch, 2nd prize is a $50 Amazon gift certificate, 3rd prize is a box of goodies from Coffee Time Romance. Plus, you can win other prizes at … Continue reading

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The 1 Night Stand Blog Hop: It’s Coming!

1NS Blog Hop July 5 – 8, 2012 32 participating authors! Thanks to the generous donations from participating authors AND Decadent Publishing, we are offering THREE Grand Prizes!   1st place – A Kindle Touch 2nd place – a $50 Amazon.com gift certificate 3rd … Continue reading

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