Hello, gentle reader. It’s been a while, hasn’t it? I don’t know about you, but the chill in the air and the crunch of the leaves makes me want to burrow under a quilt and write. Not that I haven’t been writing in the last four months, but obviously none of my scribbles made it . . . 

Baby Boom in Indonesia

An announcement recently came out of Indonesia that a clutch of artificially incubated Komodo dragons hatched at a zoo, and the story popped up on news sites all over the internet last week. What amazed me, as I read through the articles published worldwide, was the huge disparity of “facts” that each story listed about . . . 

Beware the Ides

As today is the Ides of March, it seems appropriate to talk warnings and cautionary tales. I’ve cracked open two books recently that have completely failed to grab my attention, and both are critically acclaimed bestsellers. The first, Jonathan Franzen’s Freedom, lost me after about twelve pages and has been chucked into my Goodreads “Did-not-finish” . . . 

The Penmen Review

I’m very honored to be the featured spotlight on The Penmen Review this week. Check out my interview with Pamme Boutselis on inspiration, research, and writing The Dragon Keeper, as well as all their other great content. This journal is one to bookmark!

LitBridge Promotes The Dragon Keeper

Okay, The Dragon Keeper was not a February release, but if you look closely at the featured books on LitBridge, none of the February Book Releases were published in February. Given the state of my life lately, it’s my kind of site. The Favorite Books Lists and Books to Read pages are worth checking out, . . .