Rutland Author Fair Coming Nov. 2

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I don't blog about every author event I do, but the Rutland Author Fair promises to be something special, so I wanted to share. Those of you in the Rutland, Mass., area, please take note. Better yet, tell your friends. And best of all, be sure to come! The free Author Fair is Saturday, November … Continue reading Rutland Author Fair Coming Nov. 2

#HAHG Radio Interview from the K-Zone “Lunchbox”

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Doing a live radio interview for "The K-Zone Lunchbox" with Travis at WPKZ-Radio (105.3 FM/1280 AM), in Fitchburg, Mass., last Friday was a blast! It was my first chance to talk about Horseshoes and Hand Grenades on the radio, and Travis was an amazing interviewer. I've sat in on many a radio interview over the … Continue reading #HAHG Radio Interview from the K-Zone “Lunchbox”

The Miracle at the End of the Rainbow

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And now for something completely different: If you love to read but only have small chunks of time available for such luxuries, check out 100 Word Story. I love this website. All stories published are literally, exactly, no joking...100 words long. No more, no less. 100 Word Story is a great place for a quick … Continue reading The Miracle at the End of the Rainbow

Fun Photo Friday: Sensitive Squirrel

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This awww-inducing photo of a sensitive squirrel being soothed by a flower, or perhaps he's communing with the blossom, was posted by Clima Extremo on its Facebook page. I found it by way of Lions, Tigers and Hamsters. Find them both on Facebook, at @ClimaExtremo and @LionsandTigersandHamsters, respectively. Clima Extremo monitors extreme weather -- no … Continue reading Fun Photo Friday: Sensitive Squirrel

Where Did the Time Go?

Seems like yesterday I was blogging about how hard it is to envision the yet-to-be-designed cover of my book Horseshoes and Hand Grenades, and how torturous it is to wait for the galley proof. Today I'm happy to provide two exciting updates: My cover is almost done -- it looks fab! -- and I'm proofing … Continue reading Where Did the Time Go?