You Can Read Me Here, Or Hear Me There…

We used to have a neighbor my mother called “the gadabout” because the neighbor’s car zipped in and out of her driveway All Day Long. Seriously. Well, this week I’ve been doing a little internet gadabouting myself. Not anywhere to the level of our old neighbor, but pretty impressive for an author like me who tends to stay at her desk as much as possible. First, I made an appearance on Chris Syme’s Smarty Pants Podcast, talking about the many ways I work to market my books (hint, I spend about as much time marketing each day as I do writing). If you’d like to give a little listen into that world Click Here  https://cksyme.com/episode24/to get to the episode page (then just click the orangy-gold arrow to start the podcast). This interview was recorded during my release week for Abstract Aliases, so beyond being in the middle of that marketing circus, Read more…

Tower of London Tour

It’s Halloween week, so talking about places that have a bloody history goes hand-in-hand with the calendar right now. When the place in question is also one of my favorite places I’ve ever visited, and that the history of the locale extends far past the gorier events, well, that’s just the Cracker Jack prize to it all. One of the best things about being a writer is that every trip, trap, or researching technique in my life can color my writing in a positive way. Another good thing about doing that kind of all-encompassing life experience is I know a little bit about a lot of things, so when I hear about a terrific documentary on television, I have a pretty good idea if I’m interested. Case in point is the PBS documentary on the Tower of London that first aired earlier this week. Because of the joys of digital Read more…