After a lengthy, extremely dry summer filled with excessive heat during which the record for number of days above 90F was broken, our rainy season seems to be off to an early start. Beginning last weekend, August 28, when a large storm blew into the Pacific Northwest, disrupting the Hood-to-Coast run, and forcing campers off … Continue reading Autumn’s Early
Sometimes the soul takes pictures of things it has wished for but never seen. -- Anne Sexton I think that's what writers do, try to write the pictures they've seen with their souls. And probably why nothing ever quite measures up to the vision in our mind's eye. I know I'm never satisfied with anything … Continue reading Pictures for the Soul
These pictures feel like a fairytale world. I need to write a fantasy set in this place. Gotta come up with a name for it. Amazing how it's never the same two days in a row. When I look at these pictures I keep wanting to label them "Farksolia." But I need to think up … Continue reading Imaginary Worlds
So, things are progressing with the book. The proof copy is on its way to me, and if all looks good the paper copy should be available on Amazon in another week! The ebook of Revenants Abroad is also now available via Kindle on Amazon, and will remain available via Smashwords, Kobo and Barnes and … Continue reading News and Changes
Chapter 27 is up on on Wattpad! I'm getting nervous now, down to the wire before I pull it off Wattpad and launch the paper copy on Amazon. :::chews nails::: The final chapter, 28, will post on Saturday. I'll give it a week, and then the whole thing comes down so I can make it … Continue reading Revenants Abroad – Chapter 27
Chapter 23 is up now on Wattpad! Only five more to go. And as I've said I will be removing it from Wattpad entirely about a week after the final chapter posts so I can make it available on Amazon, so not too much longer until the paper copies will be for sale. So today … Continue reading Revenants Abroad – Chapter 23
Chapter 19 posted on Wattpad this morning! I can’t tell you how much I appreciate everyone who has taken the time to read about my little group of vampires and humans. It’s still kind of surreal to me that it’s out there and anybody AT ALL is reading it. Lots of questions about the sequel, … Continue reading Revenants Abroad–Chapter 19
I posted Chapter 16 this morning. It's another short one. Over 2700 total reads now, thanks so much to everyone who's read, tweeted, and recommended it! If you're not familiar with it, this is my first novel about a vampire and his assistant, and some old friends. It's more of a buddy story, but there … Continue reading Revenants Abroad – Chapter 16
Chapter 6 is up on Wattpad now. Thanks everyone for reading! And I'm still working on getting the print version up on Amazon. Stay tuned. And a few photos from my morning commute, and one moon through some haze and light fog the night of December 2.
Small selection of photos from different days. The close-up of the red leaves, and the geese against the dark clouds were taken yesterday. The powerlines in fog is from this morning. The bottom two are from October.