The Lion Guardians of Okinawa

Early last year I looked up the Japanese wolf, due in part to my curiosity about the mechanical wolves depicted in the various animated Zoids series. The information this author discovered remains available here, as does her open hope to find out more about the Japanese interest in lions. Not only did Zoids include mechs … Continue reading The Lion Guardians of Okinawa

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Reposted: Writers and Editors, try THIS to Get More Done

Today I leave you with this intriguing article by Belinda Pollard, of Small Blue Dog Publishing: Writers and Editors, try THIS to Get More Done BY BELINDA POLLARD  Have you heard of the psychological concept of Decision Fatigue? That we get to the point where we can’t make any more decisions? This article is about a simple … Continue reading Reposted: Writers and Editors, try THIS to Get More Done

Reposted: Dysfunctional Families in Murder Mysteries

​Here is a thought-provoking post from author Christopher Lansdown's website: Dysfunctional Families in Murder Mysteries I was recently watching the Murder, She Wroteepisode It’s a Dog’s Life with my eldest son and it occurred to just how much dysfunctional wealthy families are a staple of murder mysteries. It’s not the wealthy part that’s at all surprising—it’s well known … Continue reading Reposted: Dysfunctional Families in Murder Mysteries

Bulletin: Second Star to the Right….

….and straight on ‘til morning. One of my novelettes has been accepted by a publisher. The novelette, “Halcyon,” will be appearing in an issue of Cirsova Magazine next year. Thanks to the editor of Cirsova Magazine for this wonderful opportunity and for the professional, courteous communiqués. I am thrilled to be part of one of … Continue reading Bulletin: Second Star to the Right….

A Thanksgiving Day Meditation

Thanksgiving Day always struck this author as a rather sedate holiday. It falls directly between Halloween and Christmas, toning down the hype for the former and preparing for the avalanche of cheerful preparations for the holiest night of the year. Where Halloween is celebrated with costumes and games and Christmas in eager anticipation of gifts, … Continue reading A Thanksgiving Day Meditation