Shiny Things week of February 8th

So what’s distracting me this week? 1. Conference! On Tuesday, I preserved through Romance Writers of America’s perpetually overwhelmed servers to register for the National Conference which is in NYC this year! 2. Even though it’s like my twentieth year of going to the conference, I always meet new people, and learn something new (or […]

Fear and NaNoWriMo

Since it’s NaNoWriMo, I’m going to share a writing struggle. Every one of the Chimera Chronicles was inspired by something. 1. In Like a Lion has heavy the Pretender overtones. 2. Entity Mine was inspired by an episode of Discovery channel’s old A Haunting. 3. The Lion’s Share is inspired by an episode of Supernatural […]

Denver!

  If you’re in Denver this weekend, stop by The RWA Literacy Autographing and say helllo to me (and hundreds of other authors)!   https://www.rwa.org/Literacy.org    RWA National Conference requires the proper armor, pedicure, new shoes and dress.   Meanwhile at home…ugh, dusty…

Shiny Things 6/14/2018

Summer! The kids are off all-day school, though one is retaking a course in summer school. 🙄 Ranger is doing very well! We thought we might lose him in December, but adding enzymes to his food has restored his weight and I hope he’ll soon be totally off prednisone. We took a family trip for […]

STARJACKED RELEASE DAY! WIN A COPY!

Today is my very first print release day! To celebrate, I am offering two autographed copies (one each) of STARJACKED. The contest works like this: Comment here between December first and Decmeber sixth (when my freebie short story STAR SONG will be posted at http://www.thesamhellion.com for download –yes, I said FREE:-) ) and you will be entered […]