Monthly Archives: May 2019

What are you reading?

It’s the beginning of summer, time for those vacation reads to start. I’m beginning the heat wave with two books: The Sinking of the Eastland, America’s Forgotten Tragedy and a new cozy mystery series Murder with Lemon Tea Cakes. What’s … Continue reading

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Do you recognize these characters?

I was lucky enough to spend my weekend at Phoenix Fan Fusion. Here are some of the amazing Cosplay folks in action. How many do you recognize? Until next time.

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Happy Memorial Day

To those of us living in the US, today is Memorial Day. A day to remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice in the name of freedom. Thank you to all those who’ve served in the name of democracy and … Continue reading

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Book signing tomorrow

I’ll be with Vijaya Schartz signing my books and admiring the creativity at Phoenix Fan Fusion (formerly Phoenix Comicon) on May 23rd through May 26th. FMI We’ll be in Artist Alley table A404. Signings are always part fun and part … Continue reading

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The Definition of Insanity

is doing the same thing over and over and  expecting different results. Yeah. I do that except I call it perservence. Not for everything. I mean, I’m not crazy. But I definitely do it for cooking, specifically Chinese food. And … Continue reading

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Finding Failure

Most of us have heard the saying, we learn more from our failures than our successes. In fact, I’d argue that most genre fiction starts with a failure. A mystery starts with the police failing to either capture or identify … Continue reading

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New Music for Finishing an Old Book

Music is one of my three vices. I love music, and although I don’t alway hear it when I’m writing, I find it very inspiring. So as I work on the ghost/cozy mystery story, here are some of my latest … Continue reading

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