Modern Dyatlov Pass survivors tell their story

Modern Dyatlov Pass survivors tell their story

One of the best things about setting novels in exotic locations is I actually get to visit those places. There are a couple of exceptions: I’ve never experienced life on an oil rig in the middle of the Caribbean Sea, and I’ve never been to Dyatlov Pass....
Y is for Yeti

Y is for Yeti

The yeti or abominable snowman is a shy, apelike creature that supposedly lives in the mountains. Yeti sightings are most often reported in the Himalayans near Nepal, but twenty-three countries have their own version of this gentle giant. Unlike other...
IWSG: How do you know when it sucks?

IWSG: How do you know when it sucks?

I have the world’s worst critic. No matter how hard I try to please them, they’re never satisfied. “God, talk talk talk. That’s all your characters do. Where’s the action? Where’s the drama? When are they going to do...
IWSG: The best of times, the worst of times

IWSG: The best of times, the worst of times

You may have noticed my participation on this blog, in the Insecure Writer’s Support Group, and in returning comments, has been sketchy lately. Admittedly, I’m emerging from one of the more difficult periods of my life. This summer, my eight-year...