Regaining that sense of wonder

Old, crotchety and judgemental is no way to go through life, son.


I remember being twelve years old. I remember pedaling two or three miles to TJ’s Party Store. You know the way: down my dirt road, onto the highway, over the bridge, past the other party store the kids didn’t like to go because the old lady would stare at you like a hawk watching […]

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THE MVP Episode #39 (Q & A episode!)

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ARealGirl here. […]

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Workin’ the 4th

You gotta do what you gotta do ...


Junkies, I am brain dead (and yes, to those of you who say “what’s new?” I say “ha ha ha” and also “aren’t you proud of yourself for mocking me while I am too dumb to fight back?”).


I’m working on PANDEMIC line-edits. That means the final draft has been approved and passed […]

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NOCTURNAL TV series: what’s happening now

Or, "How a Novel Gets Turned Into a Series, Part One."

Pierre says "hello"

The news in case you missed it: my horror novel NOCTURNAL is being pitched as a TV series. There, I said it. And yes, it’s true.

And as of Monday, July 8, it’s on like Donkey Kong. The pitching part, I mean. No gold-plated Ferrari for me just yet.

But I’m sure you’re thinking, “Okay, […]

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It’s okay to be proud of America


Key bullet points for the people who don’t bother to read before becoming outraged:• I am not calling anyone unpatriotic.• I am not questioning your right to your beliefs, nor am I saying your beliefs are wrong. • I am not saying “you damn Republicans!” or “you damn Democrats!”

So today I did what […]

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The MVP - Galactic Football League: Book Four

THE MVP Episode #38 (final episode!)

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THE MVP Episode #38

Well, Junkies, all great stories must come to a close, and THE MVP is no exception. What’s in store for Quentin and the Krakens as we finish up Book IV and prepare for Book V. Listen in to find out.

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The Future of Content Delivery (is here)

Way back in the long-ago time of 2009, I did a keynote presentation at Balticon titled “The Future of Content Delivery.” I covered a lot of ground in the burgeoning eBook/podcast/self-pub/freemium areas, including a breakdown of the pre-order system ARealGirl and I used to sell over 1,000 hardcover copies of THE ROOKIE in the first […]

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