Another year older…

You might think that not needing to visit one’s mother in the hospital, or worse, would be cause for great rejoicing, for renewed purpose and accomplishment..but, then, you wouldn’t be me.  I’ve untangled a good many mysteries over the year, but I haven’t a clue why I so frequently react to good . . . → Read More: Another year older…

Keeping busy…

I’ve added new photo galleries at my Picasa niche – two galleries to be precise: one of the Emerald Princess where Elaine and my parents and I stayed for a week and the other with some pictures of the places we visited.  I think I’ve got the album-creation and . . . → Read More: Keeping busy…

All Things Rifkind…

I think I’ve figured out how to take advantage of WordPress’s “Category” function to create discussion pages for my books…

Just make a comment to this message….I’ll turn the comment into a post which will magically reappear below this post and stay here and serve as an anchor for an open-ended discussion . . . → Read More: All Things Rifkind…

More Daughter of the Bright Moon…

Having spoken with quite a few Kindle users in the last few weeks, I’ve come to recognize the importance of downloadable FREE samples of books offered for sale.

There’s no way that I can replicate the seductive power of Kindle’s WhisperNet, but I have prepped a free sample of Daughter of the . . . → Read More: More Daughter of the Bright Moon…

Daughter of the Bright Moon

I make these pacts with myself, like no blogging or knitting until I finish re-editing Daughter of the Bright Moon and get it uploaded to Closed Circle.  Then life happens, Daughter lingers, and Face of Chaos languishes.

No more!

Just before midnight EDT (and sometimes I think I’m the only living soul . . . → Read More: Daughter of the Bright Moon

Pronoun Problems (Macmillan Again)

The kerfluffle has gone another round. John Sargent, CEO at Macmillan, has penned an open letter to Macmillan authors and illustrators, with a CC to literary agents.

Already I’m confused. All agents? Just those agents with clients at Macmillan? There is a difference. But, since I’m definitely a Macmillan . . . → Read More: Pronoun Problems (Macmillan Again)