Finally! I really enjoyed writing this story, and I hope you enjoy reading it. I think the cover came out really well, and fits the story nicely. This is the second in my Yo-Yo Files series (yes, there are yo-yos. The toys, not the idiots!) This is what the series is about: Johnny is a … Continue reading Tuesday Tidings: It’s Release Day for Snake’s Alive!
If you remember, I have a new novelette releasing tomorrow. To prepare for that, I needed to get the files uploaded and through the preview and review processes on both Amazon and Smashwords. This is usually a pretty painless and easy process. And, for the most part, it was. Except- First, I got a notice … Continue reading Monday Musings: Trials and Tribulations
It is June 1st. My, how the time flies! Summer is almost here, and the same can be said for the Yo-Yo Files #2, Snake's Alive. This new urban fantasy novelette will be released later this month. It's got demons, angels, snakes (well, duh!), mystery, a yo-yo (of course), and a wee dash of humor. Here's … Continue reading Thursday Teaser: Snake’s Alive is Almost Here!
The middle of June is coming up fast! And that means the release date for Snake's Alive is coming up just as fast. The series is urban fantasy, with a humorous slant. Here's the short description of the series in general: The Yo-Yo Files Johnny is a demon-chaser, one of a select group of humans entrusted … Continue reading Thursday Teaser: Snake’s Alive (Yo-Yo Files #2)
The second in my urban fantasy series, "The Yo-Yo Files", is (right now) scheduled to go live mid-June. The title is "Snake's Alive". Here is the blurb for it: Things have been quiet. No demonic possessions, no otherworldly intrusions, nothing. And then Lucifer shows up in Johnny's living room, claiming that two archangels are missing, … Continue reading Thursday Teaser: The First Story
This week, I decided to try something new- an audio recording! I don't claim to be the best voice actor, nor is the recording perfect (it's the fourth or fifth try!), but hey, it's something a little different. Before we get to that, here's the blurb for "Snake's Alive: The Yo-Yo Files #2": Things have … Continue reading Thursday Teaser: Snake’s Alive Audio Preview
I have heard a lot of people remarking on the lack of snow so far this winter. Glad that we have really not had a lot, and that it has been a fairly easy winter so far. I blame you. Every single one of you. Because Old Man Winter? He heard you, loud and clear. … Continue reading Monday Musings: Winter is Back. Oh, Boy, Is It Ever! and Writing Updates
Announcement Number One: Something very strange is happening in Carroll Fork. When an unusual number of low-order demons start showing up in town, demon-chasers Johnny and Cerise start taking notice. And when Cerise, who sees the daemonflash that marks the presence of a demon, discovers that the demons are being sold to the … Continue reading Thursday Trumpets: Five and Daemon is Live- and FREE! Plus- Newsletter!
Happy Fourth of July to all in the USA. I hope your holiday weekend has been full of fun. Mine was great. We had company on Saturday and Sunday, and are now just relaxing and enjoying the last day of the long weekend. Smashwords is doing its annual summer sale, and I have enrolled my … Continue reading Monday Musings:My Books Are on Sale Until the End of the Month
My rating: 4 out of five stars This is the last in the short works reviews for now. I have more in the TBR pile, and will get to them at some point. The Lady Astronaut of Mars won the 2014 Hugo award for Best Novelette. It is the story of Elma York, who led … Continue reading Friday Review: The Lady Astronaut of Mars by Mary Robinette Kowal