Volcano Lady #4 is here!

It is with great pleasure and joy I get to announce that the Volcano Lady #4: The Lidenbrock Manifesto is available for order. You can get your copy one of three ways - hardcopy from Amazon, ebook copy from Kindle (Amazon VL#4 Link) or ... You can come visit me at Clockwork Alchemy, Memorial Day …

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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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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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Calling all Authors of the Next Great American Novel

I hate to spring these things on you, but you might want to know that there are some surprises no one warns you about – until now.  Well … okay … there are blogs out there giving you a heads-up about some aspects of becoming a published author, but I have this overwhelming need to …

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