March 9, 2018. The Association of Writers and Writing Programs annually produces the largest writing convention in North America. Roughly 12,000 attendees have come to Tampa, Florida’s massive waterfront Convention Center this weekend. for three days of literary fiction, poetry, panels, discussions, and schmoozing. Over 800 university and private publishers, and writing programs are represented, […]
Being a real writer is tough.
Are you familiar with Kindle Worlds? These fan fiction fun worlds, over one hundred of them ranging from sweet beach reads to edgy noir erotica, bring huge variety to a “world” such as Desiree Holt’s usually-steamy Omega Team or Paige Tyler’s Dallas Fire & Rescue, S. E. Smith’s Magic, New Mexico or J. R. Raines’ Vampire for Hire. In […]
I’ll shortly be issuing a fantasy-werewolf-vampire novella, a prequel to As the Chair Turns, an alternative view of the denizens of Boca Raton, created by Eliza March. The story takes place in a very unusual building housing a round-the-clock beauty spa, whose staff are largely shape-shifting creatures of the night…except for the hairdresser-narrator, who is totally […]
Friendship and food just go together. What more satisfying time is there than preparing and eating a meal together? I just reconnected with long-unseen friends via the demon Facebook, and they were within striking distance so drove two hours and spent the night. The original friendship with Sue is four-plus decades old, but we’d gotten […]