Hello! "A Little Village Blend" released on the Bold Strokes Books webstore today! (It'll go wide everywhere else on the 13th, don't worry!) Brilliant Cover from Inkspiral Design, yet again! According to Ivan’s sister Anya, Ivan’s tea leaves promise his perfect match is out there somewhere, just waiting to be swept off their feet. Ivan … Continue reading Back to the Village…
The Ever-Growing Village
Cover by the brilliant Inkspiral Design. Given "Village Fool" released on the Bold Strokes Books website yesterday it occurred to me it might be a good time to revisit the entirety of the Village series of shorts and novellas in one place, in chronological order. Now, I worked hard to make sure you can read … Continue reading The Ever-Growing Village
Squeezing the Tennis Ball
I Have No Words Before anything else, I'd like to start this post with a declaration: I've barely written anything aimed for publication in months, and that's okay. Before COVID, and before the dog blew the tendons in my arm and elbow (still not great, but getting better, and I've gotten to the point where … Continue reading Squeezing the Tennis Ball
Village Fool (or, The Joke Is On Me)
So, funny thing. Well, not funny ha-ha so much as perhaps-I-shall-laugh-instead-of-cry, but it turns out I have an announcement today that I was hoping would be one thing and is instead another. First—I swear this isn't a joke. April Fools Day is kind of a terrible day to make any sort of serious statement, but … Continue reading Village Fool (or, The Joke Is On Me)
Faux Ho Ho — Now Available!
Today is the day! Silas and Dino hit the (digital) shelves of all the various e-tailers out there, and Faux Ho Ho is officially out in the wild! The Blurb: Silas Waite doesn’t want his big-C Conservative Alberta family to know he’s barely making rent. They’d see it as yet another sign that he’s not … Continue reading Faux Ho Ho — Now Available!
Returning to the Village
Since Faux Ho Ho released on the Bold Strokes Books website yesterday, and last month a fellow author and wonderful friend Marie Bilodeau asked me "are there more Village stories?" when I tweeted about it, it occurred to me I should really try and put all the Village stuff in one place, in case someone … Continue reading Returning to the Village