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Random Track ~ Last Stand In Open Country

As I've shared many times before, I believe in the correlation of music and writing. Sometimes I use it to merely clear my head, others to develop energy before I dive into a particularly challenging scene. This week, as I'm coming down the straightaway on the sixth...

Random Article ~ In Praise of George R.R. Martin

This has been an interesting month, with several monoliths of recent pop culture memory drawing to close. A few weeks ago, the Marvel Cinematic Universe brought their sprawling twenty-two film odyssey to a close in the form of Avengers: Endgame. Just last night, The...

Random Photo ~ PB Boardwalk

For this week's random photo....meet my new buddy Rufus! As no day can really be spent writing for ten solid, unending hours (trust me, the mind and the fingers are simply not made for such things), often I break up the chapter w/ quick walks through the area. As I am...

Random Track of the Week

Aloha all!! I know it has been quite some time since my last posting, that being due to a confluence of things both professional and personal. (Turns out keeping multiple pen names flush w/ stories and moving across an ocean both take up a lot of time 🙂 That being...

One Last Time ~ Thanksgiving

***This was first posted long ago, back before many of you began following. As it is every bit as true now as the first time I wrote it, I am reposting here one final time and wishing all a very Happy Thanksgiving 🙂 *** I apologize in advance, as many of you know I...

Random Interview

I know I have been terribly inadequate at keeping this space updated as of late, but now off the road for the first time in what feels like ages, I do hereby promise to be much better for the foreseeable future. ::holds up index and middle fingers in Scout's Honor...

Random Photo ~ Storm Chasing

While the crazy weather we (and by we, I mean basically everyone) have been having lately is certainly nothing to take lightly, it can definitely be something to take pictures of. Just...wow...

Random Warning

As I do every year, I must once again post fair warning to all friends, neighbors, loved ones, past acquaintances, future pals, and especially my poor critters that tomorrow marks another start to that strange and wonderful time of year we all know and love as college...

Random Song ~ Easy – The Commodores

Because every day of writing needs a proper soundtrack...and while I might have used this one before, a crisp pre-fall Sunday morning in the mountains just seems to fit this one perfectly. 🙂 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=elemMdV3CnM

Random Excerpt – Hellfire

This week, I take a break from my rankings (many more to come!) to share an excerpt from my upcoming Hellfire, the fourth Hawk Tate novel! ************************************************ ​My father had turned the engine off and taken the keys with him, a...

Random Excerpt ~ Hellfire

This week, I take a break from my rankings (many more to come!) to share an excerpt from my upcoming Hellfire, the fourth Hawk Tate novel!************************************************​My father had turned the engine off and taken the keys with him, a conditioned...

Random Rankings Part 2 – Halloween Edition

Aloha, all! Hopefully this finds everyone feeling especially jovial and well-fed/rested after an excellent holiday long weekend. In the spirit of such things, our rankings this week will be an extension of something I have been doing for years, which is to...

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