How’s that book coming along?

On Oct. 27, 2014, I started drafting Lotus, the fourth Rucksack Universe book. I finished Act I on Nov. 21—the day before my daughter was born. After the holidays and time with my wee family, on Jan. 5, 2015, I resumed working on the book. And today, Mar. 24, 2015, I finished drafting Lotus. After … Read more

Beyond Guinness: Get Your St. Patrick’s Day on with These Irish Craft Beers

Infographic: The Best Irish Craft Beers of 2015 Too often when we think of Irish beer, we get no further than Guinness. Now, I’m all for a pint of plain, and the dry Irish stouts of Guinness, Murphy’s, and Beamish are among my favorite beers. (They also had nothing whatsoever to do—*wink*—with how I came … Read more

Eugene Craft Beer & Cider Stories, March 2015

What an exciting time to be a beer lover in the Willamette Valley! There is so much going on, and I’m so happy to have been part of some recent stories: Infographic: Tip-top taps – Tastings – The Register-Guard – Eugene, Oregon. Local brewers’ tap handles reflect inspired designs and materials that give each its … Read more

Have you read a good e-book lately? It’s Read an E-book Week!

It’s Read an E-book Week 2015! For the seventh year running, e-book retailer Smashwords is sponsoring Read an E-book Week. Through Saturday, March 7, you can save on lots of great e-books to read. Read an E-book Week Specials » Specials range from 25% to FREE, but only during Read an E-book Week. Because I love e-books … Read more