Five-Thing Thursday: January 25th.

Welcome to another installment of Five-Thing Thursday!

Here are Five Things that I want you to know:

Thing #1:  Both Grease Monkeys and Crimson Whisper finished 2nd in the Critters Online Writer’s Workshop Reader’s Poll. Thank you so much for voting!

Thing #2: Huge thanks to the ConFusion Staff and Volunteers and to the Sheraton Detroit Novi Hotel for putting on a great convention.

Thing #3: Special thanks to whomever it was who stopped me this past weekend to ask me to sign their copy of The Weird Wild West. You made my day – in a day of pretty awesome things – thank you so much!

Thing #4: What is playing on the Mental Jukebox this week: The Lord of the Rings – The Fellowship of the Rig Soundtrack by Howard Shore

Thing #5: I need music like I need to breathe, but there is definitely something to be said for times of utter quiet.


What have I been reading in 2024?

Build the Life You Want by Arthur Brooks and Oprah Winfrey

A Big Ship at the End of the Universe by Alex White

Wonderbook by Jeff Vandemere

Talking to my Angels by Melissa Etheridge

What am I looking forward to this week?

I’ve got a plan to cook Bacon on the grill – something we’ve not given a serious look at – and I’m committing 4 lbs. of Bacon to the task. Could be a learning experience.


If you’ve read, and enjoyed any of my books, please consider leaving a review:

Crimson Whisper: A Wainwright and Holliday Adventure

Weird Wild West


Predators in Petticoats

Grease Monkeys

See you on Sunday!

Until then…

Be safe. Be Excellent to each other