January 8, 2021

So far, I’m not sure I like this new decade. The gremlins have been loosed upon the world:) This week has been fraught with tiny disasters. The hot water tank was the biggest “surprise,” and we spent a week chasing those gremlins down. It started with the breaker tripping and just got worse from there….

January 8, 2021

WELCOME BACK Kirrin! After having spent a lot of this past year reworking, revising, editing and expanding… Kirrin is better, bolder and a little darker than before. It’s amazing what fresh eyes will bring to the writing and editing process. I mostly sat down and started it as a “fresh read.” From page one, I…

July 10, 2020

Had Ahtien learned what she wanted to know? Accomplishing that, had she helped herself to supplies and left? Would the tribesmen attack now that she was no longer there? The list of questions swirled through Kirrin’s brain. “How long do we wait?” he asked, the simplest question to  answer.  “How long will tracks be remaining?”…

June 20, 2020

Kirrin’s heart pounded as he raced up the last flight of steps and into the bustling market, scanning the crowds without slowing down. Great! The middle of the market in the middle of the day! He noticed the excess of blue, everywhere.  People dressed in blue, blue banners hanging from balconies and windows. The rich…

May 29, 2020

Once he reached the top, he turned onto a wide thoroughfare and headed towards the markets. If he remembered correctly, there was a shortcut through an alley that ran behind a row of shops. As he drew close, he saw that it was out of the sun, which would be a welcome relief. Stop right…

May 22, 2020

So, last winter, I added a wireless router in the upstairs. What’s so special about that? Nothing. Except now my wifi reaches up to the barn!! So I am sitting outside, watching the goats go wiiiild on all the lush grass. And I get some fresh air, with a side of black flies;) The little…

April 23, 2020

It’s been a long haul, especially finding the right artist to do the illustration for the cover. I didn’t think this day would ever come! But finally, you can all read Haki’s dark and compelling story:) Is he touched by the gods? Is he just a young man who needed to feel important? Is he…