Another 5 star review of Demon King!

You are going to think I staged these two reviews to hit at nearly the same time, but I didn’t. I had no idea when the review that is today’s topic would drop. I promise! This review comes courtesy of, but more about the review in a second. Aimee […]

New 5 star review of Demon King

The other day, I made a post about John F. Leonard’s Call Drops novella. I mentioned that I had read a review of it on Leonard Tillerman’s (@mywritersnook) review site. Well, today Leonard sent me a notification that he has reviewed Demon King, and the review is live on his website! […]

Call Drops by John F. Leonard

I’ve been clowning around on Twitter with a great group of authors from all over the world. The other day I read a review of the novella Call Drops by John F. Leonard on Leonard Tillerman’s blog ( and was intrigued. I trundled over to Amazon and downloaded it (it’s free!). […]

Ready? Player One

Last week, Supergirl had a day off during the week and we got to hang out and play. We went to a movie (a rare occurrence thanks to my Personal Monster ™–we go to a theater with the  fancy electric recliners and sit in the back row–yeah, the handicapped row). Specifically, […]

Your Participial is Dangling

  I am not a writer—I write software, not books. I don’t know a gerund from a hole in the ground. So when Erik asked me to write these blog entries, I knew they wouldn’t meet the standard.  We run them though Grammarly and ProWritingAid, and we remove all traces […]

The Breakers by Edward W. Robertson

Do you like The Stand by Stephen King? How about Swan Song by Robert R. McCammon? And H.G. Wells’ War of the Worlds? If you like those books and books like them, you will like this series from Edward W. Robertson. I love The Stand (probably not a shock to […]

Date night?

Last Saturday, Supergirl and I went out for our regular date night. We ate at one of our favorite restaurants and then went to the place we always go on Saturday nights. While we there, it struck me… We’re old. Why? you ask. Because that place we go to every […]

Goin’ Muddin’ in the Living Room

  Today it is snowy with a high in the low 30s but for the past few weeks we have had the rollercoaster temps of spring. This has caused the snow in the yard to melt, and the mud to form.  We have hard floors in the areas the dog […]