Blogging Antithesis/Kabrakan, Day 296

More action-packed days here in the back of beyond! The last few days my attention has been divided between finding ways to get enough exercise amid sporadic (but severe) rainstorms and working to get back on track with my writing. And it’s working. I’m up a goodly amount in the … Continue reading

Blogging Kabrakan/Antithesis, Day 293

Trixie waits for her review copy of The Briggs Defection

The long silence is long–and over! My last week, alas, got largely eaten up by the election. I have a bad habit of LOVING watching political turmoil unfold–as a student of history, geopolitics, and the philosophies of governance, the end of the election season basically tripped me for five days. … Continue reading

Blogging Kabrakan/Antithesis, Day 278

Stormy beach day

Quick update today, as it’s late and I’m utterly knackered. I recovered (finally!) from the Illness of Doom this afternoon and got myself unleashed on the podosphere again (got a whole new set of Nanocast episodes up). Got this month’s Free Fiction up–please do go enjoy, it’s one of my … Continue reading

Free Fiction: Funeral Hats

Funeral Hats

A Lombard Alchemist Tale J. Daniel Sawyer IT WAS ALISTON HAYES’S considered opinion that there were very few occasions that the right hat could not improve. Hats added a sense of festiveness to any occasion, even if the occasion was solemn. Once in high school someone had explained to her … Continue reading

Blogging Kabrakan/Antithesis, Day 274

Creative Destruction in action

Back when I was writing Silent Victor, book 4 in my Clarke Lantham Mystery series (the stories all stand alone–feel free to pick up any one that looks interesting in order to sample them!) I discovered, in the middle of the novel, that there was a book missing in the … Continue reading

Blogging Kabrakan/Antithesis, Day 272

The sun rises on renewed vitality (or, you know, just looks cool).

Well, I’ve been off the writing wagon for almost three weeks–the first with a cold that just won’t quit, the second  due to a really bitchin’ conference in between where I spoke on audio production and podcasting, and then a third week where I either relapsed or picked up some … Continue reading