A Truant Disposition

"I must be idle."

Great Fun! Audio Interview Now Available Online

I had a great time Thursday night with the Deadly Reads people live online.  The audio is now available in the archive. It’s long, so you might want to listen while you do other things. Or just pour yourself a beverage, settle in and listen.  🙂 Stay Up Late Ainy Rainwater on Deadly Reads Radio.

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I love you but you’re eating my mind

Something has got to give. I am too plugged in. Or in a phrase from a much earlier time: “the world is too much with me”. I’m having a hard time getting anything creative done. There are too many other things to do and those things keep my mind in the consuming mode rather than […]

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Holidays

This will probably be my last post of the year. I’m taking time off from writing fiction, though I have written some posts on other blogs. I’ve done two posts recently on The Usual Suspects, the group food blog I contribute to. I’ve not been as active there as last year, but hope to pick […]

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Robots, androids & cyborgs, oh my!

I’m going to be off writing fiction (more fiction, that is) and probably will post less than usual. (Unlike this week when I’m posting way more often than usual. Cover art for first two books in the new fantasy/chicklit/slipstream series, coming up!) I wanted to give you some good fiction to enjoy in the meantime. […]

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I don’t want to lose my imaginary friends

Escape Artists, who create the wonderful triad of audio fiction podcasts EscapePod, PodCastle, and PseudoPod, is in trouble. They’re still among the most popular fiction podcasts, but they do their audio magic and pay authors with donations —and donations have dropped alarmingly this year. The whole shebang is in imminent danger of going under. By […]

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In the meantime…Favorite Fiction Podcasts

I’m busy working on the next book, which has turned into quite a project. I’m enjoying myself enormously, but realize that my friends, fans, readers, etc. need a steady dose of fiction — and I’ve still got a lot of writing to do! So, in the meantime, you can enjoy my favorite fiction podcasts. 🙂 […]

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Things That Go Bump In The Bright August Light

After a couple of heavy blog posts, it’s time for something light. Or dark. Depending on how you look at it. Today is M. R. James’ birthday and H. P. Lovecraft’s birthday is August 20th. (James 1862, Lovecraft 1890) M. R. James is best known as the author of classic ghost stories. If you’ve read […]

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