Category Archive: Writing

Heartfelt wishes go out to Japan


With the terrible 8.9/9.0 earthquake striking today, I’m sorry to see such devastation to such a beautiful country.  I’ve never been, but the pictures coming out of Japan from different places are breathtaking.… Continue reading

Bright and Blustery Belltown


Torrential downpours this morning, then bright and blustery this afternoon in the Seattle neighborhood of Belltown. March sure is roaring in like a lion (heh, like my business name, Lione Services).  As I… Continue reading

Big Pressure


Headache, whether from deadlines or sinus pressure, sure isn’ t fun. Need to keep working on the second book, while marketing the first, keep up the daily posts on four blogs, try to… Continue reading

Mexico gives Vargas Llosa top honor for foreigner


> Mexico has awarded its highest honor for a foreigner to Mario Vargas Llosa, winner of the 2010 Nobel Prize in literature. President Felipe Calderon presented the Peruvian author with the Mexican Order… Continue reading

“Aside of Murder” Is FREE this week!


Excuse my bit of self-indulgence today.  Announcing my Novel, Aside of Murder, is offered FREE this week! Aside of Murder, https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/34429, will be FREE to download from March 6th to my birthday, March 12th! Use… Continue reading

WOOHOO! Out of My Hands!


Thankfully, a friend’s husband is a tech person and has agreed to take a look at all these backend/behind-the-scenes stuff on all the blogs and websites.  Hopefully he can get google Adsense to… Continue reading

Follow-up: J.D. Salinger letters show warm,affectionate side


> By Mike Collett-White – Wed Jan 26, 7:08 pm ET LONDON (Reuters) – Previously unseen letters from “The Catcher in the Rye” author J.D. Salinger show the kind of “warmth” and “affection” not often associated with someone who… Continue reading