Monthly Archives: January 2016

Melt Away the Blues #LoveItorListIt Redux

This winter it seems like #SelfHelpHell lately, especially for us writerly types who forever seek out a quick fix or the Golden Egg with the goose basting in the oven, perchance insight or a new approach, elucidation and enlightenment, or … Continue reading

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Making My Day #HeartHappy

It’s such a rush when you stumble onto a new review for POINTS ON A CURVE, especially when you hold a very special place in your heart for the characters, the setting and those magic moments that just happen when … Continue reading

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Apres Blizzard Jonas

This year is off to a spectacular start, weather-and-record-wise. Jonas broke all kinds of records in our area: most one-day snow total (at officially 31.7″ at the airport) and coming within an inch of our average annual snowfall totals in … Continue reading

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Day 1 Snowmageddon 2016

Here in the Lehigh Valley, the accumulation totals jumped from a probable 6-12″ up to 18-24″ overnight. Not everywhere – this is gonna be one of those “it depends” events. When I opened the back garage door there was a … Continue reading

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When Life Hands You Lemons… #LoveItOrListIt

I fess up… I’m addicted to HGTV’s full slate of house hunting, remodels, tiny houses, island searches and love-it-or-list-it viewing options. Firstborn and I obsess over the choices, wail and gnash our teeth at the entitled princesses (of both genders) … Continue reading

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If you like randy rascals, Dreu’s your guy #StrigoiChronicles #Sale

The Strigoi Chronicles is an irreverent romp through dark urban fantasyland. Our hero, Dreu, is a randy scalawag of a monk/vamp/demon who is tasked with saving the world. Now really, what could possibly go wrong with that? Susan Mac Nicol … Continue reading

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One More Loss

Another star rises to take its place in the night sky. Alan Rickman leaves behind a body of work that spoke to us in so many different ways. I’ll remember him best as Col. Brandon in Sense & Sensibility, as … Continue reading

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Today We Deserve Better

The world is once more lessened by the passing of an Original. R.I.P. David Bowie And so goes another Monday, the day after shameful displays of neanderthal behavior by men who should be held to a higher standard, yet are … Continue reading

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Erotic & Transgressive #GoodBoyBad #Excerpt

They had no business being together, Tank knew that, mulled it over, came to the conclusion it was wrong. Wrong like his life, like the hole in the ground and how he’d been powerless to change fate. Tank knew wrong … Continue reading

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Garlic and Holy Water or How I Teetered on the Cusp of Jumping Genres

After emerging from an infrequent bout of #ReviewHell following a quickie tour of Goodreads, I asked myself if it was worth continuing writing stories in the gay literary fiction tradition and instead jump ship and go back to… …oh, I … Continue reading

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