Month: April 2017

What’s Cooking?

Today is the last day of June. Half the year is over and I thought I’d give an update as to where things are at in my little corner of the world. You can read here what I planned for

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8 Sentence Sunday On Dieselpunks #26

Rand Hart has received an invitation to meet with Herr von Osler. Hart has showered and dressed and makes his way to the promenade. Here is today’s snippet: When done, Hart toweled himself dry, shaved, and dressed. The only downside

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Some of my Favorite Pens

Today, I’m going to show you some of my favorite pens. Below right is the Brause No. 361 Steno Pen and below left is the Nikko Nihon-Moji No. 555 pen. Both of these are current production pens and equally match

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8 Sentence Sunday On Dieselpunks #25

Rand Hart reads his mysterious note and sings opera! Here is today’s snippet: The note inside, written in a large hand with a double-broad nib, read: Dear Herr Hart, Please do me the honor of meeting with me at your

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Exclusive—To Be Or Not To Be

We’re talking Amazon here and their KDP Select program. When an author enrolls digital books in KDP Select, they cannot be sold elsewhere. Period. The ebook is exclusive to Amazon. The benefit? The book can be borrowed by Prime and

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8 Sentence Sunday On Dieselpunks #24

In today’s snippet, Rand Hart gets a mysterious envelope: Hart was roused from sleep by someone knocking on his cabin door. He got out of bed, went to the door, and called out, “Yes? What is it?” “A message for

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Interview with Justinia Wright, PI

Today it is my privilege to interview the famous Minneapolis private investigator, Justinia Wright. I’m sitting in the equally famous oxblood oversize wingback in her office, where many have sat before me in much less happy circumstances. cwh: Miss Wright,

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8 Sentence Sunday on Dieselpunks #23

It seems Rand Hart and Dorothy Gale have something in common: there’s no place like home. Here is today’s snippet: He walked over to the stairs and went down to B deck. His cabin was on the lower deck, but

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Review: Apocalyptic Pub Lunches by Erik Ga Bean

Erik Ga Bean is a most interesting author. I ran across him and his novel A Trifle Airship on Twitter. I purchased the book, thoroughly enjoyed it, went on to purchase Mrs Fatterbottom’s Burden, and now have completed Apocalyptic Pub

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