Happy 8th Birthday Zippy: Cats Too!

Hello A Writer’s Life readers, Just a short interlude to let everyone see Zippy in all his glory . . . shadowed by years and the sun. Zippy is a magnificent pooch, a...

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Horror Story Part 6: The Play (The Queen’s Idle Fancy)

All the world’s a stage . . . and Shakespeare knew this best. Today’s chapter begins with his poem about this stage, the theater, the players, and shadows the creation of today’s chapter....

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Horror Story Part 5: The Play (The Queen’s Idle Fancy)

The new scene takes shape as Frederick Waltzcrop, with Camoustra and Frenalto, two of the names from the actual play, my own wicked version of Flotsam and Jetsom, find a place to live...

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Horror Story Part 4: The Play (The Queen’s Idle Fancy)

Dear readers of The Play (The Queen’s Idle Fancy), I do hope you enjoy this new section of my ongoing horror story. It’s only a bit longer, but the scene needed the extra...

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Horror Story Part 3: The Play (The Queen’s Idle Fancy)

Dear readers, with so much to accomplish this week , I barely had time to study where my characters were leading me, twisting into the meeting at the Belloon house, a couple whom...

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Horror Story Part 2: The Play (The Queen’s Idle Fancy)

Continuing with my own “serial” format without restrictions . . . will I leave you, poor reader, with a cliffhanger? Will the main character figure out what to say to the local theater’s...

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New Horror Fiction: The Play (The Queen’s Idle Fancy)

Hello Dear A Writer’s Life Readers, I realize I have been away for too much time, of late, and I hope this opening section of my current Work In Progress, The Play (The...

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Hanging Out with Prince Leo, Hannah Solo & Lt. Uhura

I only got this close to Stephen Amell’s Arrow . . . this image from one of the thousands of t-shirts being sold:  The Emerald City Comic Con came and went with such...

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Emerald City Comic Con: Signing Books!

Hello everyone, if you’re in the Seattle area, and you’re lucky enough to have purchased an entry ticket, please know that I will be signing Sandcastle and Other Stories at the event. I...

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Enter: 1st Signed Paperback Giveaway for Sandcastle & Other Stories

There’s a cool site called Goodreads . . . and it may be my favorite site because it centers on books and the people who love reading books. Too many to mention (millions?),...

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