Honest Fibs: Happy April Fool’s Day

I have some great news: my third collection of short stories is now ready, and waiting for my cover wizard friend, Alex Saskalides, to work his magic. The title is Honest Fibs, since the stories are narrated as an exchange of tall tales between two fishermen. To...

After Sinister Spam, Comes the Goofy One

You may remember the recent spam I’d been getting from some persons offering to off anyone annoying me – or, at least, teach them a lesson. Mercifully, this sort of spam has stopped. In its place, I started receiving spam from lawyers. Kinda makes sense, I...

Sinister Spam: The Unexpected Pitfalls of Crime Writing

The Internet just got a little weirder for me, and on my birthday of all days (turning 46 today). So, I simply had to share. I’m sure you’re as familiar with spam as I am. I’m even more certain, that you enjoy it about as much as I do. However, one...

Happy Valentine’s Day!

“Congratulations,” my friend said upon hearing we were expecting a baby girl. “Your wife is about to introduce you to the love of your life.” This Valentine’s day, I have come to appreciate the wisdom in his words. Of course, when Electra...

Mister Phlegmatic Meets the Baby

Dedicated to my blonde author friend, Lucy,  this post was inspired by a friend commented that I was rather phlegmatic in my approach to the new baby. I wasn’t sure what she meant, as, in fact, I feel ecstatic about it. So, I looked it up. The word comes from...