If you’re reading this, then the Spambot war I’ve been engaged in is over. Phew. My site was down most of last week. It popped back up for a few minutes here and there only to be swallowed again by these guys    Note: This is not an actual spambot for they don’t show there faces. They like to lurk behind Burberry ads and gibberish disguised as flattery.     They were ruthless. They got thru Askimet and dumped so… Read more »

My latest YA novel   Today I’m talking about NORMAL. Not that I know what “normal” is, exactly. Except to say, sometimes I lose my way and fixate on the grass around my feet that somehow just doesn’t seem to look as green as the grass on the other side of the pasture. The green I used to have, or was supposed to have. Or thought I had. I don’t know. All I can say is, trying to write about “normal”… Read more »

  I like to doodle. Lately I’ve been spending a lot of time editing fiction. It’s starting to feel like rearranging furniture and then putting it all back again. Tiring. Even a tad boring. After awhile, editing work makes me miss the freedom of writing a first draft. So I doodle, or do something else creative. It’s called creative cross training. For example, if you primarily work with words, try your hand at something visual, or musical.     Just… Read more »