Hamlet - A Study in Poison

 First, if you want some Memorial Day thoughts, you might enjoy this post about my visit to the American Memorial in Normandy.  I recently did a re-watch of the 4 hour opus that is Branagh's interpretation of Shakespeare's Hamlet. Kenneth Branagh sta...

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May 29, 2023
Isn't that a great idea?!

  Saturday lifted its savage muzzle to chase peaceful night from the sky. I confronted the day without fear. Fate drove me. On this day I hearkened to the call--the plea for aid against the hundreds of thousands of green beasts engaged in sieges of t...

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May 22, 2023
J.V. Hilliard

 Interview with J.V. Hilliard Author ofThe Warminster Series <!--[if gte mso 9]> Normal 0 false false false EN-US <![...

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May 15, 2023
Tussle in the Tavern and off to Land of the Dinosaurs

 The tavern after the first meteor strike: You may recall from this entry that Les Freres Corses had commandeered my tavern set for their game. The photo above is how things looked when we ended after the first meteor strike. I say "first"...

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Apr 26, 2023
Interview with Dave Dobson

 Interview with Dave DobsonAuthor of:The Inquisitor's Guild Series  Please tell me a little about your current work in progress. I’m just finishing up The Woeling Lass, the fourth book in my Inquisitors’ Guild series. These stories follow different...

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Apr 03, 2023
Tumble in the Tavern

   “Now we’ll start this band of robbers and call it Tom Sawyer’s gang. Everybody that wants to join has got to take an oath, and write his name in blood.” -- Mark Twain -- The Adventures of Huckleberry FinnWe didn't write our names in blood--not o...

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Mar 27, 2023
Some Cyrano

 Some stories, tales, plays, and such are so filled to overflowing, packed down, and heaped high with lines that stimulate the mind and pluck the strings of the soul that they are beyond comprehension--or rather, they exceed the bounds of my ability...

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Mar 20, 2023
Katharine E. Wibell

Interview withKatharine E. WibellAuthor of: The Incarn Saga, The Guardian's Speaker, and The Twelve Tasks Please tell me a little about your current work in progress. I am always working on several WIPs simultaneously. I am actively writing the four...

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Mar 13, 2023

   I may have to work this into a cover for book 6 in the Tomahawks and Dragon Fire Series. It captures some of the excitement in chapter 5. I'm still in chapter 6, but the cataclysm that is chapter 5 reminded me of some important turning points in t...

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Mar 06, 2023
Madilynn Dale

 Interview with Madilynn Dale Author of The Ember Series, and more <!--[if gte mso 9]> Normal 0 false false false EN-US...

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Feb 27, 2023