Mod Cons

I recently bought a brand new kindle (Paperwhite.)

OMG. I think I’m in love.

Seven years ago, I’d bought a kindle as well. I ended up reselling it, because I just didn’t like it and didn’t use it. I remember the device being clunky, and the text difficult to read.…


Let’s start off by reminding people who don’t know that I have weird body chemistry. For example, I’m allergic to Ibuprofen.* And wheat. And corn. Etc.

About 1 1/2 years ago, I started getting serious migraines. Out of the blue. Between 12-15 a month at the start.…


No, not with a novel. Or even with another quilt.

I just finished reading all the short stories for the Fiction River anthology workshop this year!

I was pretty focused and disciplined, reading 4 short stories a day and making comments on every single story.…

Rough Start

It’s been a rough start to the year, quite frankly.

It started actually on Christmas day, when I stepped on a nail and skewered myself good. Which was bad. But what was worse was getting a tetanus shot. I reacted weirdly to it, as I always do.…


Yeah, it’s been a while since I’ve posted. But I’m still here. Still writing. Still publishing.

The Immortals’ War comes out December 20th. It’s available for pre-order in the usual places. www.knottedroadpress.com/book/the-immortals-war

In January, the next of the Business for Breakfast books comes out.…