Monthly Archives: February 2011

Watch that spellchecker

I had a run-in with Microsoft Word’s spellchecker today while working on a chapter in my latest novel.  My villain referred to my hero as a little pissant, but the spellchecker auto-corrected that to a little puissant. I’m sure all of you know what a pissant is.  Some of you may even thing I’m one.  But here’s […]

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Cracking the Ice – blurb #1

Every writer hopes to adorn the cover of his book with a glowing quote from another writer, the more prominent and respected the better. I’ve been collecting these “blurbs” for Cracking the Ice and figure it’s time to start sharing them.  So here’s the first one. Joyce Carol Thomas has a list of awards that makes you shake your […]

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