Blog Tour with D.G. Valdron

The blog tour continues I am very pleased to have been a guest author at Den Valdron’s website recently, where I talked about my latest collection of short stories, Dreams of the Moon, and in particular about the genesis of the second story in the collection, At Union, which first appeared in Postscripts to Darkness. I’d also like you to: Meet D.G. Valdron … who is a remarkable writer. I was very pleased to have published his first novel, The…

Appearing at Assorted Nonsense

Fellow author Joe Mahoney has been kind enough to host me on his website, Assorted Nonsense. This is the second stop in my blog tour for Dreams of the Moon. As always I offer the introduction to the collection of short stories, and also for each guest appearance I offer some insight into one of the stories: how the story came to be. Joe Mahoney is the author of the time travel novel A Time and…

Blog tour with David Perlmutter

So very pleased to be a guest today at fellow author, David Perlmutter’s website, where I talk about my latest collection of short stories, Dreams of the Moon. This is the first stop in a multi-blog tour occurring over the next few weeks. You’ll be able to read about the genesis of the stories in Dreams of the Moon where I’m being hosted. You’ll also have an opportunity to meet some wonderful Canadian spec-fic authors here —…

From here to where?

Fingers in pies As usual, I’m flitting back and forth between projects, especially now it’s again summer. Mostly my time is taken up with the vegetable and perennial gardens, or just enjoying the bucolic nature of this village, and our home. I suppose summer is when I recharge, gain perspective and insight, which then becomes the well from which I draw throughout the winter. However, there are moments I do spend in front of the…

Review: The Green Road, by Anne Enright

The Green Road by Anne Enright My rating: 4 of 5 stars The Green Road, by Anne Enright, is an introspective, remarkable, often poignant story about the four siblings of the Madigan family, and their mercurial, often tempestuous, aging mother, Rosaleen. Set primarily in Enright’s native country of Ireland, the narratives of the four children sometimes wander from that green island to America and Mali, carrying with them the subterranean influences of their mother’s influence….