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Darkness Ascendant on sale now

Book two is available in Kindle edition and paperback at my CreateSpace store. There’s no Prime shipping from my e-store. The Amazon trade paperback takes a while longer to get on sale. Here’s where you can buy book two for … Continue reading

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ZOMG! Rush Limbaugh’s children’s book won an award!

Heads are blowing up all across the media spectrum because Rush Limbaugh’s won the Children’s Book Author of the Year award. And I’m having a wonderful time watching the writers and editors try to publish a positive story about a … Continue reading

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Unsettling science

Not satisfied with overmedicating children for ADHD, some scientists are now saying we should medicate children who daydream. Which means that had I been born in this modern generation, I would have been ripe for being diagnosed with this brand-new … Continue reading

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Exhaustion

I was up until four a.m. editing my novel, because I promised it to the copy editor late Sunday night. I will never promise anything late any night ever again. “Sometime” is my new time of day to submit things. … Continue reading

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Book two: Draft is done

I would jump up and down and cheer, but I’m too tired. Darkness Ascendant: Book Two of The Catmage Chronicles, is done. I just finished it a few hours ago. Look for it in paperback and ebook at the end … Continue reading

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In case you’re keeping track…

I will be finished writing book 2 tomorrow. I’ll send it to my copy editor in a week or so, and it should be out by the end of March.

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Coming down the home stretch

I’ve had some kind of annoying infection for the last couple of weeks or so, which impacted negatively on my writing ability, what with being exhausted, crabby, and stupid due to illness. That said, I got a great amount of … Continue reading

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An opt-in mailing list for readers

My book is being featured tomorrow at eBookSoda, a new readers’ site where they’ll send you ebook recommendations tailored to your personal taste with an opt-in mailing list It’s a new list started by an independent author in the U.K. … Continue reading

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Updating

I’ve had a busy weekend. Four more chapters were placed into the “finished” category. I’m also just about done typesetting a friend’s novel, which will be published in a few weeks. I’ve got someone working on the cover of book … Continue reading

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The cover for book 2

Julie Dillon sent me the completed artwork. I think it’s extraordinary. I can’t wait until the book is finished. I’m only a few weeks away, I think. Here’s a sneak peek at the cover for Darkness Ascendant: Book Two of … Continue reading

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The 99 cent book sale

I put the Kindle version of Darkness Rising: Book One of the Catmage Chronicles on sale for 99 cents today and tomorrow. Tell a friend. Heck, buy it as a gift for a friend with a Kindle. Look at it … Continue reading

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Oh, right, a post

I forgot about that. I was writing today. Book two is now officially at the three-quarters mark. Expect it to be out in March. And happy new year.

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Name, please

Calling all Hebrew speakers who read my blog: I have four Wild Ones in the cover scene who need names, and I thought I’d ask my readers if they have any ideas. The names must be Hebrew, and they must … Continue reading

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Updates

Well, let’s see. Meimei is still imprisoned in the guest room. I’m not supposed to let her run free for another few days, which is driving all of us crazy. Tig keeps yowling by the door wanting her to come … Continue reading

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One more sale

According to my calculations, if I sell one more book–ebook or print version–I will earn out what I paid for the cover of book one. So if you know someone who might like my book, send them the link. Here’s … Continue reading

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