We’re changing ….

But then, who isn't? Nope - I'm in the process of changing up my blog look and approach.  BUT!  Don't worry, all the content, links, and photos are still available right here.  The blog address isn't changing.  Just the look. Due to time constraints, I get to work on this piecemeal, so please excuse the …

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Thirty Days Later is Coming!

Do you like steampunk and cliffhangers? Adventure and intrigue? Dragons and Sasquatches? Then you’ll like the forthcoming anthology Thirty Days Later, Steaming Forward: 30 Adventures in Time, featuring pairs of stories by favorite steampunk authors who have appeared at the Clockwork Alchemy steampunk convention! Thinking Ink Press is proud to announce we will publish Thirty …

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New Adventures Sunday!!! No less than 3 adventures!

It's here - The Great Earthquake Machine!  The Volcano Lady volume #3 I know, I know ... it's about darn time.  The latest volume in The Volcano Lady series is available in paperback and Kindle.  Smashwords edition will follow very soon. http://www.amazon.com/Volcano-Lady-Great-Earthquake-Machine/dp/1617521949/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 But that's not all!  Now available on Audible.com the latest and last installment of …

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Guest blogger – Michael Tierney “NaNoWriMo – My Crash Course in Novel Writing

I want to give a big welcome to Michael Tierney to the VolcanoLady Blog.  Michael is a determined author who can speak to the phenomenon that is National Novel Writers Month.  I'll let him do all the talking/writing: A serendipitous set of circumstances last fall launched me down the path of novel writing. NaNoWriMo, if you …

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Journey to the Center of … Iceland!

Jules Verne might not have set foot on Iceland before releasing his Journey to the Center of the Earth, but in anticipation of the third Volcano Lady novel (cross your fingers for a Spring 2014 release,) I did.  Not only is the country on my Bucket List of travelling to the three “I” countries (Iceland, …

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To Con or not to Con – that is a Steampunk author’s question

For an author or a budding author, is it worth one’s time, energy, and money to attend Steampunk conventions and events.  After reading an article by Jay Lake, the Guest of Honor at Gaslight Gathering (San Diego) 2013, one might conclude the answer is no.  But I would like to differ (with much respect to …

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Adventures in Publishing or, I ain’t my job no more!

On November 11th this year, some kindly person was chatting with me and asked the invariable question new people ask – “what do you do for a living?” I opened my mouth to reply with my standard, well rehearsed phrases and almost – ALMOST – gave my usual, often disenchanted response – “well, I work …

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