December 22, 2015

Merry Christmas!

Wishing you all the very best during the holidays.

Click on the link for a special Christmas greeting.

August 31, 2015

An Amazing Talent

A beautiful example of accordion virtuosity. Never thought "The Four Seasons" could sound so incredible with just one instrument. Vivaldi would be proud.

This young man is Alexander Hrustevich, a Ukranian teenager.


May 5, 2015

How to Publish Like the Pros

This is a free webinar that will take place on Thursday, May 7. The details below are part of an email I received from Joel Friedlander, one of the co-presenters.

It's sponsored by Kirkus Reviews. Sounds intriguing.

What:     Free webinar, "How to Publish Like the Pros"
Where:   Online from the comfort of your home or office
When:    Thursday, May 7, 2015 

                11:00 a.m.Pacific, 2:00 p.m. Eastern
Cost:       None, it's free
Who:      You, if you're interested in learning about indie 

                publishing, and how to find, hire, and work with 
                editors and designers.
How:      Register here: Webinar Registration Page
Why:      Webinar seating is limited, grab your seat now!

April 14, 2015


INDIE RECON, a free online conference founded by S.R. Johannes and Ali Cross, begins tomorrow, Wednesday, April 15 and runs through Friday, April 17.

There are events for beginners on up. Some titles to tempt you:

10 Million Sold and Counting: Barbara Freethy & Bella Andre    

Content Marketing 101: Jane Friedman

How to Protect your Rights and your Wallet: Helen Sedwick

Common Mistakes new Indie Authors Make: Ali Cross

Book Design For Authors – The Basics: Joel Friedlander 

And that's just a few you'll find on Wednesday!

For more info, go to: 


February 25, 2015


10-16-17 UPDATE:

This is out on submission, so I've had to delete it from my site.

I've posted a new middle-grade short story on my website. 
It's based on the Slavic myth of the Green Man, also known as Leshee.
Hop on over for a look:


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January 1, 2015


Wishing you and yours all the very best this year.


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