Western snippet…

Okay, you get one snippet, then I have to get back on Rimworld… The usual caveats, and as always, comments appreciated!       Prologue The east side of Horsehead Crossing was a mass of bawling cows, dust, flies, and tired cowboys … Continue reading

TBT…

I grew up in Louisiana and southwest Arkansas during the 50s and 60s, a time when everyone treated each other like family. Our neighbors parents disciplined us like their own. We didn’t eat fast food….We drank Kool-aid or Tang, ate … Continue reading

TBT…

In lieu of a rant… Because it would devolve into four letter words… You get old school things… My uncle ran one of these for years, and was very successful because he had good people and a good mechanic! These … Continue reading

Oopsie…

Seems the Syrians popped a Russian IL-20-A Coot on Monday. Now what’s ‘interesting’ is that the Russians claim the Coot was 22nm off the coast, which is outside the range of all but the RUSSIAN supplied anti-air systems… Full article, … Continue reading

Research…

It’s TRULY the bane of a writer’s existence… I might have gotten a thousand words done today, but I DID spend almost six hours on research… 1870s Colorado 1870s guns/modifications to 1851 Colt Navy for cartridges/Trap door Springfield .45-70 Goodnight-Loving … Continue reading

Thoughts on writing…

Yeah, yeah, I know you smell something burning… :-p Writing is a solitary endeavor, engaged in by various methods and practices, by a wide variety of people across many cultures. Which is a polite way of saying there isn’t really … Continue reading

Damn looters…

Here we go again… Looters in Wilmington, NC, at a Dollar General, no less… HERE. And more looters, HERE. This is one of the reasons folks don’t want to leave, and I understand that, but at the same time, if … Continue reading

Book Promo…

As indie writers, we either support each other, or we suffer as individuals. Most of us cannot afford the big bucks to advertise, so we try to boost the signal when folks publish a new book. And Alma has a … Continue reading

Rimworld Snippet…

From the ‘other’ novel… The muse is running wild… sigh The usual caveats. Chapter 10 Eight divs out of Gany Station, and three segs before hyper, Estrella said, “Captain, there is a message coming in requiring you to return to … Continue reading

Net humor…

This was supposed to post yesterday, but the scheduler didn’t schedule… sorry… I’m tired of the BS, politics, and other crap going on, so you get humor from across the pond. Bookseller conducting a market survey asked a woman: “Which book … Continue reading