When I was eight years old, my maternal grandmother gave me a typewriter and taught me how to type on it. Both of my grandmothers worked at Arizona State University back in the day. Anyway, g-ma Ethel was my first typing instructor and what she taught me that day stayed with me until my freshman… Continue reading Once Upon a Writer
Today, June 13th, I reached Level 50 in this biological game of Life. As a punk from the 80s, I didn't think I'd make it this far*, and twenty years ago, I nearly took my own life. I certainly didn't think I'd be alone and childless in this journey, but here I am, doing my… Continue reading Achievement Unlocked: Demigod – Year 50
...and no, I'm not just talking about the year 2018, though that year alone has felt like a decade. Recently, I was reminded that I'd be turning 50 in six months. I'm not sure how to feel about it. I think I'm okay with it. I mean, I'm not feeling the great freak out coming… Continue reading It’s Been a Long Decade
Hey. I know. I've been quiet. I've had a lot going on in my life. I'll eventually get to the point in which I'll share it with the world, but for now, I need quiet. I need distance. I need solitude. I need peace. I haven't forgotten about you, though. I see you from afar.… Continue reading A Drop in Time
One day I realized I was letting that bitch take my creativity from me.... Something happened several years ago that resulted in the loss of friendships, the loss of someone I'd considered a brother, but at the same time helped me break free from a cycle of manipulation that, under different circumstances had I not just… Continue reading On Writing and Life…oh, and a New Book!
Calling all devils.... I have a new book coming out!!! OMG! *bounces* Okay, look...I know I just released one last fall and this might be a bit too soon considering it's usually years between book releases from me, but let's try to move past that and celebrate. Not-so-coincidentally, this new book—The Devil of Dating—shares the… Continue reading Gods and Devils
...or as I like to call it, All Hallow's Eve. To celebrate, I thought I'd run a special on this book I released on August 31st. You may have heard of it--Dusk of Death: an Armen Leza, Demon Hunter novel. It's a fun little supernatural thriller I wrote, containing some of my favorite characters. Dusk… Continue reading Countdown to Halloween
Good morning, Readers! I am ecstatic to announce that Dusk of Death: an Armen Leza, Demon Hunter novel is available now on Amazon and the print will be available very soon! If you're so inclined, you may also join the Facebook event today. Celebrate! Win awesome prizes, one of which is a Kindle Fire! Have fun! Check… Continue reading Release Day!!!
Dust off your demon hunting skills, kids, it's about to get sporty. *ahem* Sorry. I'm channeling Mike Banning from London Has Fallen. *whispers* If you haven't seen that movie yet, do it! Okay, so.....I can't believe it's finally here and yet, I'm just now getting around to the damn post on my blog because that's… Continue reading And All Hell Breaks Loose!
That's right, I have another tasty treat for you. Umi LOVES these. I doubt they're on my "diet" plan, but they're damn good now and then, especially when I don't feel like making an entire pan of lasagna. Mini Lasagna Cups Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 40 minutes Yield: 12… Continue reading Mini Lasagna Cups