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The eighth Defender book is now out:
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6 pages written this afternoon; the Black Fox ponders how to outwit a bully

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4 pages written this afternoon; the Black Fox will look for a third robber

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Back at writing! 3 pages written this afternoon.

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7 pages written this morning; still some thinking about the future to do.

With that, Defender story 30 is done. I think this afternoon I'll work on the plot of a new story. I have cons coming up on back-to-back weekends, so writing will pause for a bit.

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4 pages written this afternoon; returning home to do more research

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7 pages written this afternoon; the Black Fox's trap is sprung

With that, the second Black Fox tale is done. I should start on number 3 tomorrow...

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5 pages written this morning; the Black Fox sets his trap

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5 pages written this morning; the Black Fox gets the third robber

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3 pages written this morning; the Black Fox captures two robbers

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7 pages written this morning; a way is found to reveal a book's secrets

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I write science fiction and fantasy. I have several novels available. I've written short stories, and sold them to over 100 print and online magazines. I used to write Kansas history, but that's on hold at the moment.
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The Defender Number 8
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The eighth book in the Defender series, The Conspiracy, is now out. Here's what it's about: Prince Alfred has not forgotten his humiliation

Bear At The Door
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The last book in the Frigate Victory series, Bear at the Door, is now out! Here's what it's about: Captain Jason Ayers returns in this novel

ConQuest 46
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Over Memorial Day weekend, May 22-24, I attended ConQuest 46 in Kansas City. It was my first time back since 2013, as a minor health issue k

ConStellation 6
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Over the weekend of May 8-10, I went to Lincoln, Nebraska, to attend ConStellation 6. As in previous years, I had a table in the dealer room

The Defender Number 7
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A new title in the series, The Defender: The Staff of the Throne, is now out. Here's the blurb: “The Defender” has been summoned to meet the

Writing Stats for April 2015
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Here's the latest monthly update of my writing progress. I lost some ground in March, and I know I'm going to lose some ground in May, so I

Writing Stats for March 2015
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Here's the third post of the year about how much I'm writing. I said in the February post that I thought March was going to be a down month,

Planet Comicon 2015
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I was in Kansas City the weekend of March 13-15 to attend Planet Comicon. This was my first time at this con, and it's by far the biggest ev

Defender Number 6
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The sixth Defender tale, The Curse of Ironwood, is now available; here's what it's about: Allan and Nancy want to find more ancient magical

Writing Stats for February 2015
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Here's the second post of the year about how much I'm writing. February has been a remarkably steady month for me. I only lost a few session

Could I be a cord-cutter? (Part 2)
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In the previous post, I told you what cord-cutting was, and why it's on my mind. Now I'll talk about how cable is (and isn't) fitting into m

Could I be a cord-cutter? (Part 1)
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One of the podcasts I watch every week is Cordkillers. The premise of the podcast is simple: the hosts talk about trying to watch what you w

Lisa's Discoveries
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The fifth and final book in the Lisa Herbert series, Lisa's Discoveries, is now out. Here's what it's about: Another year brings another han

Writing Stats for January 2015
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It's a new year, so here's the first post of the new year, detailing my writing progress for the first month of 2015. For various reasons, t

Now at Google Play Books!
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A message came from an overseas fan of mine at Wattpad the other day. He was interested in buying my books, but only had access to the Googl

Defender News!
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Lots of news about the Defender series to get to. First off, the fifth book in the series, Red Raymond, is now out. Here's the blurb: News f

Selling Ebooks at Events
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Over the summer I was wondering how I might sell ebooks at events. I've run into quite a few potential readers who have decided to go with e

Lisa Herbert #4!
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The fourth Lisa Herbert book, Lisa's Truths, is now available. Here's what it's about: Another couple of years have passed since Lisa’s batt

Writing Stats for November 2014
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Here's the eleventh post of the year, reporting on how much I wrote the previous month. I was doing good until those two cons came up. Being

Two Weekends, Two Cons
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So, I had two local conventions on my calendar this month, back to back. The first came on November 16, the Air Capitol Comic Con. It snowed