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Short stories with dark hope

I read a lot of novels. Almost all fiction. I don’t think reading John Brandon’s short story collection, Further Joy, can really be considered spreading my wings but it was certainly a change of pace. 427 more words



I haven’t done a lot of blogging lately, been burying my head in a book promotion course in an attempt to prepare to self-publish my YA series, now that my publishers have gone out of business. 335 more words


The Jack Lockwood Diaries (Jack Lockwood Mystery, #4) by Geoffrey David West

The author sent me a copy of this book (mobi format) in exchange for an honest review (member of Rosie’s Book Review Team).

My rating: 528 more words

Book Review

It's good to be Ringo

Months ago when Wesley Browne asked me to be part of his great Pages & Pints reading series, I was really honored. Then he told me who I’d be reading with–David Joy and Robert Gipe–and I was even more honored, and humbled, and just happy to be in the lineup. 114 more words

R Dean Johnson

E-cover: What Do You Think?

An offer I got from Fiverr. It’s a little too green and ordinary. Don’t you think so? What do you think about it? What changes should/could be made to make it look better and greater? 20 more words

Behind "Holidays With Jane": Artificial Coral Reefs

One of the main elements in my Mansfield Park adaptation for the latest Holidays With Jane collection is an artificial coral reef that Fanny considers her second home. 271 more words

Jane Austen

The Beautiful Sorrows Book Trailer

I’d nearly forgotten about this. It still makes me smile. :)