Dust In the Wind

I’m in my 50s, and I had a seminal experience yesterday. Understand that at this advanced age, it’s hard for any experience to reach the threshold of “seminal.” I mean…by now, I’ve pretty much got a shell that’s about as impervious to penetration as the ones that come on those organic eggs. And by the …

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Character References

Be sure to check out this week’s interview with BDSM author Quinn Glatfelter, from SIDECAR’s “Bottle Rocket.” Find that, and other interviews with zany members of the CLIT-Con 13, including V. Jay-Jay Singh and Vivien K. O’Reilly, by clicking on “The B-Roll” tab above. Next week, I’ll post my interview with Albatross and Patrick. No…these …

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Maddie Needs a Rabies Shot or: The Name Game

Let me clarify. This would NOT be the erstwhile Dr. Madeleine H. Stevenson—the uncommonly tall, exceptionally accomplished, amazingly beneficent, freakishly talented, and smokin’ hot protagonist of JERICHO and its soon-to-be-completed (or I will have to enter a witness relocation program) sequel, AFTERMATH. No. This would be the stalwart Red Dog™ whose strength and goodness inspired …

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Largemouth Bass and a Few Wild Hares

I remember when Elizabeth Bennet tried to fill a conversational vacuum by commenting upon the “wild grandeur of scenery” that surrounded the grounds of Mr. Darcy’s estate at Pemberley. Well, there have been few conversational lapses during the first of my two weeks here on the shores of Vermont’s Lake Champlain—and there certainly has been …

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Rizzo’s Getting Married?

Salem and I just spent two days at my mom’s place in the Virginia mountains. Mom lives in the small, rural community that is the model for Jericho. To give you an idea of how small this place is, there is only ONE spot in the entire county where you can get cell phone service…sort …

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The Jericho Jive, Part Two

I thought it might be fun to share a little tidbit from Aftermath, the sequel to Jericho. The book has a few major plot threads, and one of them deals with Syd’s divorce. The others? Well. There’s a big tornado that changes a lot of things for a lot of people — and that causes …

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