Monthly Archives: July 2015

THURSDAY MORNING COFFEE BLOG – Party Hangover

Ugh. I need to get moving, folks. And it’s not easy. Before last weekend, I was humming at a productive pace despite having been sick. Then relatives and friends started showing up from far away (Czech Republic, Florida, Virginia, Maryland … Continue reading

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THURSDAY MORNING COFFEE BLOG – That Crazy Bitch

What was funny two weeks ago ain’t funny now. It’s amazing how a $2,200 dog surgery changes your outlook on whether a puppy stealing a plastic wrapper from the garbage is horribly funny, or just horrible. Continue reading

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THURSDAY MORNING COFFEE BLOG – Getting my life back

Sometimes, it’s just too easy to bury my head in my own worlds. Characters only I know come to visit me, and then I write their stories in blood and coffee upon the pages where my readers meet them for … Continue reading

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THURSDAY MORNING COFFEE BLOG – Light at the End of the Tunnel

I had to do an inventory of upcoming books to plan out my work, and came to the realization that if I work hard enough, I’ll have at least 8 novel releases this year. Even better, vast majority of these … Continue reading

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THURSDAY MORNING COFFEE – Dangerous Curves

The sharp blade of the antique Japanese sword was poised, its tip resting on my index finger by the sheath. Sensei – my teacher – stood two feet away from me. His sword was sheathed as he regarded me with … Continue reading

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