Tag Archives: To Give a Rose

It’s Back! It’s Back!

My novel, To Give a Rose, is back among the living! You can, once again, buy it! I’m not going to go through the entire saga of why it was out of touch and why it took so long to … Continue reading

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What is Science Fiction?

I’m coming around on science fiction. I don’t mean as a fan–I was, and remain, a rather casual follower of the genre, the kind who can’t begin to name any current authors but enjoys the material if it happens my … Continue reading

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Using Excel to Write

I use Excel to write fiction. I don’t mean that I write fiction in Excel–it’s a spreadsheet program–not a writing program. But I use it to keep track of the details in my various projects so I can maintain internal … Continue reading

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Finding Australopithecines: Then I Saw Her Face

What did members of the species Australopithecus afarensis (or, as I call them in my novel, foot-apes) look like? How did their bodies function and move? The short answers to those questions are readily available online, and artists, such as … Continue reading

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Getting (Re)Published

As some of you know, To Give a Rose has been out of print (though still available on Kindle) for some months now because my publisher has had to suspend operation for reasons beyond my control–and beyond theirs. I have … Continue reading

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What a Character

I am a writer. I do lots of different kinds of writing and I am the beneficiary of a long series of writing teachers, both official and otherwise. But in my ability to create a fictional character I am self-taught … Continue reading

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What I’m Up To

Hello, It’s been a while since I’ve posted on here…I have plenty of ideas, but I have a lot on my plate. I figure it’s high time I talk about what I’ve been doing creatively of late–and also share some … Continue reading

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