Glasswrights Art

Those of you who know me in real life are likely aware of one vital flaw in my creative nature:  I can’t draw to save my life. I’m serious. Stick figures tax my ability.  Three dimensions are impossible, beyond the most railroad track heading off to a single vanishing point.  Volume and shading and … Hey, I love art.  I will go to almost any museum and admire the things on the walls.  (OK, not contemporary stuff, like horses...

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Curiouser and Curiouser (Spam Edition)

I get a lot of spam.  I understand that.  I consider it part of my job. I don’t even see most of my spam — it’s collected by neat little robots and swept under the electronic rug.  But one of my robots places questionable email in an inbox for me to review.  I scan through the collection once a day, picking out the occasional real mail that got trapped. In that inbox, I receive 3-5 emails a day from a consulting company, an...

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Buy, Buy, Buy!

OK, not everyone is interested in buying…  But for those who are: My Glasswrights novels – now available as e-books – have just enjoyed a major price drop!  Each is now available for $3.99.  This is less than half the original asking price – I argued with my publisher that the original price was too high and not fair to you, my readers.  My publisher ultimately agreed.  Now, I want to prove that people *will* buy the...

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The Glasswrights Series – Now Available as E-Books!

Once upon a time, I decided to write a novel.  OK, it was my fourth or fifth novel, depending on how you count, but it was the first that found publication.  The Glasswrights’ Apprentice is a traditional fantasy novel about Rani Trader, a girl who is apprenticed to the stained glass makers’ guild.  She witnesses an assassination, and she’s accused of being the killer, so she has to masquerade through her society’s...

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Rani Gets Around

While I was in St. Petersburg, I went to the amazing, incredible Dome Bookstore, on Nevsky Prospect.  (What?  You don’t go to bookstores when you’re on vacation?  Especially to seek out books that you can’t read because they’re in a language you don’t know?) While perusing the “bestseller” shelves, I found an old friend: What’s that, you say?  You can’t see that tiny picture?  Well,...

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