Tag Archives: The Last Toqeph

New Stuff Coming Up

Us old dogs adapt slowly to new things, but if you hang around a little longer, you’re likely to see some changes here on Ys Words. Including announcements of new book releases. Woo hoo! After not having published anything since … Continue reading

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Who Doesn’t Love Free?

This post’s title suggests a number of interesting possibilities, but I really only have one thing in mind: free books! Two of my fellow author-bloggers are currently conducting book giveaways on my behalf. Anna Weaver Hurtt is running a contest … Continue reading

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Wild and Free

On Monday morning, I followed a car displaying a bumper sticker that read, All good things are wild and free. H. D. Thoreau. Forty-five years ago or more, I tried reading Thoreau’s On Walden Pond. I say “tried” because I … Continue reading

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Goodreads Giveaway

Hey, y’all – I thought it might be a good idea to let you know about the promotion going on at Goodreads. Between now and the end of the month, you can enter a drawing to win a free copy … Continue reading

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Muddling Through

That’s what I’ve felt like the last few weeks. A muddler — as if I’m slogging through mud. I’m not sure where I’m going, and even if I did, it would be a slow, messy business getting there. This might … Continue reading

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The Deed is Done

Well, folks, I was shooting for a release date of October 15 for book #4 in the Gannah series. And, to my surprise, despite some set-backs and time drains, I made it! I just now (as in, less than half … Continue reading

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Home is Where the House Is… Sometimes

One year ago at this time, we were packing our two-story-plus-full-basement-and-attic house in preparation to move 200 miles away. We’d already sold the house but were waiting for the buyer’s lender to complete all the details before the deal closed. … Continue reading

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