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I would have loved to finish this series prior to flying out to New Orleans this week, but that’s not going to happen.

I would have also loved to introduce my lady to the city during a time when the forecast wasn’t 100% thunderstorms for nearly our entire stay, but that’s not going to happen either. 591 more words

New Orleans

Any Day Now

My new Young Adult novel—Until I’m Safe by Jane Grace (my YA pen name)—is headed to the publisher! Yea! Due out any day now from Melange-books.com under their Fire and Ice Young Adult section. 91 more words


Show your all-American face. Smile your all-American smile. Commiserate. Apologize, promise, lie. Anything. As long as they take the money and sign on the dotted line.

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A.D. to be Featured at the Pantheon Table this MoCCA Weekend

A couple of days ago I wrote about the two comics I’ll be debuting at the MoCCA Art Festival this weekend. I also wanted to mention a work of mine that, depending on how you look at it, is nearly eight years old— 166 more words


Review: Hours

Paul Walker (may he rest in peace) usually got a lot of flack for his acting skills when he was still alive, but I never thought he was a bad actor. 240 more words


How Hurricane Katrina Gave Rise to a Flood of Dystopian Fiction

The word dystopia came into being in the 19th century, through two modifications of existing words. First, the utilitarian philosopher Jeremy Bentham, in his Plan of Parliamentary Reform… 821 more words


Postdiluvian Afternoon Manscape with Bulldozer

This was once bottom land, he says with the practiced eye and assurance of a successful environmental engineer. He is probably right. This recently mown rough at the edge of this former fairway is not far from the ridge of Bayou St. 789 more words

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