Time Flies

I was thinking I would put my GalaxyBillies Christmas story up on Wattpad. I had originally written it to be podcast (you can find it here) and thought it would be fun to share it once again. Then, I noticed the date of the story: December 2011. Holy Cow! I can’t believe it has been so long since I wrote a GalaxyBillies story. I’ve got two projects that have to happen first, but I guess it is high time I got going on the next book in the trilogy. Not that I’ve completely forgotten the GalaxyBillies universe… My Champ McKay, Texas Space Ranger serial is also set in the same universe. Just a hundred years (or so) in the past. […]

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Buried in Excuses

Okay. I have been pretty unavailable the past while. No posts, no Tweets, no Facebook. In fact, not a whole lot of anything. Did I fall off the face of the Earth or visit a Bizarro Alternate-Earth like I’m claiming? See, that would be telling. Either are possibilities, I suppose. Let’s assume I DID in fact visit a Bizarro Alternate-Earth as I claimed on Twitter today. If that were true (and I’m not saying it isn’t) what did I encounter there? Well, for starters, NaNoWriMo here was NaNoNoWriMo (National No Novel Writing Month) there. As Bizarro Superman might say, “Novel Bad. Make head hurt.” More likely the month would have been NaTVWaMo where folks catch up on all the stuff […]

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Life Affects Art

I know the saying usually goes, “Life imitates art” but it also affects art. I’m sure you will agree that there have been many times when you have come home, tired from a long day at work, when the thought of anything but bunny slippers, television and a comfy chair almost leaves you screaming. If you’re like me, on those days creativity goes out the window. Then there are days where everything goes right and you can’t wait to dig into your current project. In either case, it is your life that is determining your creativity. When I was younger, I was a voracious reader. It never occurred to me that I might enjoy writing until a classmate of mine […]

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