It Takes a Thief

Later that day the offending book was no longer available. I guess having the US Government as a client and a team of lawyers at your beck and call makes a difference.

Research, Write, Research, Write…

Research doesn't always go the way we plan, though. Back in the mid-90s I was writing a sci-fi novel set three hundred years in the future when sex work would be legal and respected. In order to give my character, Jazmine, an authentic voice, I travelled to Nevada to interview a sex worker in a legal brothel.

My Simple 2023 Resolutions

I'm not big on New Year's Resolutions because my goals just keep rolling along, being achieved (or not) over time. So, for 2023, I resolve to: 1. Find those droids I've been looking for. 2. Teach Lassie to get help, just in case I ever fall in a well. 3. Get a promotion so I... Continue Reading →

2020… what a @#$% year!

Seasonal Greetings, all and one! I haven't done one of these this-was-our-year posts in, well, years, but 2020 just seems to need a little extra something. So, here are the facts of my life, in no particular order: I am still in Calgary with Sedona the Yorkie, Kerouac the tuxedo cat, and Calliope my chonky... Continue Reading →

Praying I’m Not Prescient

Back in 2011 I wrote a short Story titled "The Death of God". I certainly don't want it to be prescient. I offer it up it here (only 480 words) because some ideas have been around for a while and I'm certainly not the first to play with this particular one.   Let's all #StaySafe.... Continue Reading →

Guest Post: “Meant to Be Spooked”!

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to match make a ghost? Well, Jane Saunders is about to find out. Jane Sanders is a professional matchmaker and her new client is to die for. Henry Roberts is a handsome and charming Englishman, someone every woman would want. There’s just one problem. Henry is also ghost, cursed to... Continue Reading →

Telling Your Story: As Fact or Fiction?

You've lived an interesting/horrible/painful/amazing life and you want to share your story with the world in order to entertain/warn/help others. Cool! But you need to ask yourself a simple question (or two) first. The answers won't be simple, but the questions are. Will you be telling your story as a fictional tale? Or will you... Continue Reading →

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