I brought home a load of books. I had two Chapters gift cards worth a total of $100 dollars to spend. And spend I did. In fact, 50 over. I hope that will not bite me in the ass with my rather tight budget. But I got 7 books. Canadian prices are pretty ridiculous these… Continue reading Loaded up on books
I love this tradition. And what reader would not love this tradition. I love it so much that I got a Secret Santa gift that had Hallucinations by Oliver Sacks in it. And I am reading it this Christmas Eve. This book had been on my reading list some time now. I am going to… Continue reading Christmas, traditions and books
Holy Nutcracker it is almost Christmas. And, yes, it is a holiday I celebrate in a non-religious fashion. So it is simply a pretty awesome day where you exchange gifts and share a family diner. One of my favorite holidays to be precise. Get gifts. Give gifts. Have a meal together. You simply cannot get… Continue reading Happy Holidays
E-book White witch with my new pen name E-book Where Art Thou? with my new pen name And working on the paper one now, that combined these into one novel called White Witch Where Art Thou? Just need to order the proof to ensure it is all good on that. I am working on Book… Continue reading Name changing in progress
I am going back to using a pen name. I have a thing for using a pen name. I like the idea of keeping my non-fiction separate from my fiction. I suppose that means I'll have to change the address of this blog, but for now I just changed the header. I chose Lil Hamilton.… Continue reading Pen name
I have submitted to a traditional publisher for my previously published work. I actually want to try traditional for some of my recently written novels, but there is this series to deal with. For example, I am finishing up the third in the series right now. So I made a short inquiry of what publishers… Continue reading Traditional?
You ever have a moment of just peace and contentment fall upon you suddenly? Not on the outer world For inward joy depend; Enjoy the luxury of thought, Make thine own self friend; Not with the restless throng, In search of solace roam But with an independent zeal Be intimate at home. Lydia Sigourney, Know… Continue reading One moment
The complaint I have received over my self-published books are they are too long. Not a complaint one gets often with Fantasy but maybe it is because they are urban fantasy. Either way, I am splitting the two books up. Because I get the point when you look at the paper based book, self-published wise,… Continue reading Changing up existing novel series