Posts Tagged ‘blog’

The book tour for KILL’T DEAD OR WORSE begins today! Check out these blog stops for excerpts and interviews: The Avid Reader – Excerpt Strand’s Simply Tips – Interview Books, Dreams, Life – Spotlight Field of Bookish Dreams – Excerpt

  COMING SOON! I’ll be roaming the internet, meeting with bloggers across the planet to talk about KILL’T DEAD OR WORSE. Check in regularly in January to see interviews, excerpts, spotlights, and reviews. Plus, there may be a giveaway here and there. Just saying.  So shake off your New Year’s hangover and join in the […]

TECH: Real Life Rocketships

Posted: 14th December 2015 by jazzdog in Technology
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When I was a kid one of my favorite book series was the Adventures of Tom Swift. The books, and there are over a hundred titles, were first published in 1910 and have continued in one form or another into the 21st century. Tom would think that was pretty cool. Each adventure centered around some […]

The Word: New Direction

Posted: 1st December 2015 by jazzdog in Word
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I’ve been away from the blog for some time. In the interim, I’ve been working with Ken Atchity at AEI as he shops THE FIVE PENS OF JOHANN around and completing another novel. The new work is tentatively titled THE BIFURCATION OF DUNGSTEN CREASE. It’s a fun little scifi romp. You can check out the synopsis […]

Given it’s December, this must be my annual holiday blog post!!! I cannot offer unending pop star carols in the background, no flashing lights, fake snow on plastic trees or even a mocha pumpkin cinnamon double whip with red and green sprinkles. Sorry. I can point out how this holiday month for various religious traditions […]

  I’ve got some great news for all of you good ol’ boys and geeks out there. Yeah, I know. How often do the stars align for Billy Bob and William Robert to find joy in the very same thing? Here it is. Amazon is planning on using drones to deliver packages. I know. How […]

I very pleased to have fellow author Audra Middleton with me on the blog.  We recently shared duties as co-facilitators of a session about finding the right critique group at the 2013 Pacific Northwest Writers Association conference.  Audra, thanks for being with me today. It’s always good to have a fellow Champagne Books author in […]

James Stewart’s column in the New York Times, “Long Odds for Authors Newly Published”  about J.K. Rowling aka Robert Galbraith’s book, Cuckoo’s Calling  has left me pondering what writing is all about these days.  In the article, Stewart discusses how Cuckoo’s Calling under the Galbraith name had to be shopped around at publishers and then, depending […]

Week One of the DIRTY WATER Virtual Book Tour begin today!  I’ll be at the  Reading Addiction Blog Tours site for a Meet and Greet on Monday, August 12.  Follow along as I visit other blogs with guest posts, reviews, and info on my latest novel in the Nick Sibelius series of humorous crime, DIRTY WATER. August […]

You may have read about the study published in the Journal of Environmental Psychology recently which noted the beneficial effect of a mild chocolate aroma in the air on book buyers.  I am quite confident in the results of the study, given the researchers were Belgian.  A grad student at Ole Miss or a professor from […]