Sometimes, people say things in a way that make me laugh or cry. Things that make my heart sing. Things that I would like to have said myself, or that […]

The RWA National Conference ended Saturday evening with the presentation of the Rita and Golden Heart awards, and people are bugging me about why I haven’t posted a conference wrap […]

The greening time

Did you know that the low hanging, large, reddish moon that would be called a Harvest Moon in late September/Early October is called a Strawberry Moon when it happens near […]

Two wondrous things

First, there is water on Mars. (Link to Wired article with nice image showing ice chunks subliming.) Second, the Smithsonian now has their photograph collection up on Flickr Commons, with […]

Amphibian. Allegory.

My friend and one-time critique partner, R. Scott Shanks, Jr., has been having some frustrations getting his website up and running, so he decided to post to his blog, instead. […]


That’s us out there.     The Earth and the moon, as seen from Mars. Image acquired on 10/03/2007, by the HiRISE camera on NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.    

They're singing my song

I have a couple of Google Alerts set up to let me know when references to my books appear on-line. So far, most of the references to Immortal Warrior I […]

On love and latex

On one of the reader-oriented email lists I’m on, the group moderator (who is brilliant at starting up good discussions) recently asked what everyone thought about condoms in romance novels. […]