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holiday book signings

Books make great gifts, so if you’re looking for something different for sci-fi/fantasy lovers, something they haven’t read a hundred times before in a hundred other books, please consider one of my titles.  I’ll be at these events: November 14: … Continue reading

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“lost dogs” on “papa’s world”

Queen Anne’s County TV, the local cable show where I live (in Scenic, Convenient-to-Nowhere, MD) has launched a new show, “Papa’s World,” (a reference to “Papa” Ernest Hemingway).  Every episode will feature an Eastern Shore writer, and I was chosen … Continue reading

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bay to ocean conference 2014

This past Saturday (February 22, 2014), I attended the 17th annual Bay to Ocean writers’ conference, held at Chesapeake College on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.  The weather was surprisingly spring-like (I rode the Black Widowmaker to and fro), there were a … Continue reading

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this week’s sci-fi food fight

Sigh.  You know, I was going to blog about another of the big influences on my writing, but once again, current events in the speculative fiction realm have reared their ugly heads.   [warning: socio/political stuff ahead]   The Science … Continue reading

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“a dog’s purpose”

As I’m writing a novel about dogs, I’ve been trying to find and read similar works, motivated mostly by the desire to avoid doing stuff that’s already been done.  Some of the books have been terrible; some have been interesting … Continue reading

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looking back, looking ahead

2013 was a good year for my budding writer career: I started (in earnest) drafting Lost Dogs, my next work; I learned a lot at the Bay to Ocean conference and I joined the Eastern Shore Writers Association; I sold … Continue reading

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authors’ night at centreville library, december 11

Tomorrow night from 7:00–9:00, I’ll join other Eastern Shore authors for a book signing at the Centreville branch of the Queen Anne’s County Free Library in Centreville, MD (121 South Commerce Street).  The other authors are:    (source)   ROBERT BIDINOTTO of … Continue reading

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authors’ night at fisherman’s inn: december 5

Tomorrow night from 7:00–9:00, I’ll join a slew of other Eastern Shore authors at Fisherman’s Inn at the Kent Narrows in Grasonville, MD for book sales and signing.  The other authors are:   (source)   LAURA AMBLER illustrated the children’s picture … Continue reading

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in praise (again) of james arnold

The other day, I received the latest issue of the Washington College Magazine (WC is where I received my Master’s Degree) and was pleased to find an article (“Art Class is Risky Business“) written by my friend James Arnold.   … Continue reading

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a sunny review for dtd 1

Barbara Ann at Sun Mountain Reviews gives Dragontamer’s Daughters Part 1: Pearl a “Good Read” rating:   Bella and Ali are very close, and they have their moments of bickering and conflicts typical of siblings.  They also serve as character … Continue reading

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