March 4, 2020

Last week, on Facebook, I lamented the sad reality that men seemed to have very little presence in modern day cozy mysteries. Oh, there’s a few men writing cozies out there. But many of them are using female or gender-neutral pseudonyms, and writing female sleuths. Why? Because historically speaking, men don’t read cozy mysteries. The…

January 25, 2020

Apparently, print isn’t dead. It’s just been taking a bit of a nap.   I was having a conversation the other day with a fellow author, which turned invariably to the future of publishing. I’m hearing some exciting things about the upswing of print. Indie bookstores are making a huge comeback. There’s a post I’ve…

January 14, 2020

If you’re like a time traveler, and are reading this post from the future (say, after Saturday, 01/19/2020), you’re probably not going to like this post. However, if you’re a time traveler, then you can go back and read this post today and get in on the excitement! Ready to hear the good news (for…

January 4, 2020

So, this year, I’m really stepping up my reading game and have committed to doing Goodreads’ Reading Challenge (20 books for 2020…I know for some, that’s not a lot of books, but I’m a slow reader. And a writer who likes to actually write. So, I figure it’s a fair number). In addition to the…

October 16, 2019

This year, I seem to be seeing a ridiculously large number of well-meaning Christians warning others about the dangers of celebrating Halloween. I mean, we see this argument every year, but for some reason, I seem to be seeing it more than usual. So, I started reflecting on it a bit. See, Halloween has always…

September 28, 2019

So the other day, I was driving down the road. I was getting angrier and angrier as I did so because people were driving like people often drive…pretty much like idiots. They were stopping and going. They were turning without turn signals. Some where driving straight with their turn signals on. They were switching lanes…

September 17, 2019

PARANORMIA is the newest book written by Christian speculative fiction author Paul Regnier and I’ve got to tell you…it is fantastic! A few years ago, I interviewed Paul after reading Space Drifters: The Emerald Enigma (book 1 of 3 in the Space Drifters series of comedic space opera goodness), and I knew from that very…