Category: my writing

Two Shakes of a Lamb’s Tail

Yes, I’ve published a new book! Non-fiction this time. Here are the cover and the back page blurb:   This book explores the source and use of 355 common phrases and words in our wicked, wonderful, wacky English language.  While it’s raining cats and dogs, we’ll horse around with pie in the sky and, when we’re at the zoo, a…

Freebies

As of today, all my books at smashwords.com are permanently free! Why? Because that’s what I feel like doing to begin the celebrations for the upcoming summer solstice. So take advantage!  

Correction on Free Ebooks

I posted the wrong URL for Smashwords’ catalogue of free or reduced-in-price books. Sorry about that. The correct URL is here.  You’ve still got until midnight Sunday to take advantage of discounted books!  

Free Books!

If you haven’t tried ebooks before, now is the time! At one minute past midnight Pacific time on March 4, the special Smashwords Read an Ebook Week promotion catalog goes live on the Smashwords home page. You can browse the catalog and search by coupon code levels as well as categories. After 11:59pm Pacific time on March 10, the catalog…

Happy chocolate and flower day!

It seems an appropriate day to give myself a present of sorts. I’ve been posting about interesting words and phrases twice a week for about five years. I can’t imagine ever running out of material, but I am squeezed for time, due to being a trifle over-ambitious. I have several projects on the go: a sequal to Cats & Crayons,…

Hey, free books!

Smashwords is having a book sale, running from midnight tonight (Dec. 25), to midnight January 1, so it’s a week long. My 17 books and 7 short stories will be free for that period of time. If you got a new ereader for Christmas, or you want to buy a treat for someone who did, there’ll be many free reads…

Heads-up!

A week from today, Smashwords is holding what might be called a Boxing Day Sale, but it runs from midnight December 25, to midnight January 1, so it’s a week long. My 17 books and 7 short stories will be free for that period of time. If you got a new ereader for Christmas, or you want to buy a…