There is a reason…

They say never read your reviews… So… I got an Instalaunch, thanks to Sarah, and one of my readers sent me a link, laughing. I think I tripped somebody’s trigger with the latest Grey Man novella, Down South, which is … Continue reading

Stray Western…

Sooooo, the muse ambushed me with this… Comments/recommendations appreciated as always. This one is truly stream of consciousness (and about 9 hours of research)… sigh Business before Pleasure   Rio rode up to the Palace in Denver just before five … Continue reading

Random stuff…

First and foremost, thanks to Larry Correia for the book bomb! And thanks to those who parted with their hard earned shekels for Rimworld- Militia Up. I was also heartened to see folks picking up the first story and the … Continue reading

Off the cuff…

And now for something entirely different… Comments/recommendations appreciated. It’s going to be a short story. A few minutes later, he arrived back at his blacksmith’s shop, saw two fine horses tied to the rail in front of it and pursed … Continue reading

Writer’s group…

We have a rather ‘eclectic’ writers’ group in town, to put it mildly. It’s run out of the local library, thanks to a proactive librarian, and really nice lady! One of her assistants is also a writer, so we have … Continue reading

Random thoughts on writing…

Caveat Emptor… This is the way ‘I’ do things. I’m not saying it’s the right way or the wrong way. It’s the way that works for me. YMMV, etc. I guess my philosophy is do the best I can, but … Continue reading

My scribblings…

I was asked to provide a list of books in sequence order for the two series, so here they are… The Grey Man series- The Grey Man- Vignettes The Grey Man- Payback The Grey Man- Changes The Grey Man- Partners … Continue reading

Ratholes…

Are the bane of a writer… If it isn’t a research rathole, it’s a question that prompts another thousand words, or a what if that causes a rethink of an entire chapter. Or the muse gets a wild hair… Simple … Continue reading

State of the writer…

Trying to decide between dazed and confused and frazzled… Finished up a 9999 word (hey, it had to be UNDER 10000 word) short for possible inclusion in an anthology next year, and alpha read two other short stories for folks, … Continue reading

Get your gun

Right when you write about them… This was I post I did over at MadGeniusClub.com A 10,000 foot view… First, forget everything you’ve ever seen in the movies, it’s all BS! Take a moment and think about Newton’s laws, especially … Continue reading