Welcome Michael Rupared Today

The Robot Unicorns Thanks so much, Andrew, for allowing me to come on your blog to talk about After Christmas Eve. To celebrate the release by MLR Press of my second novel, I’m giving away 10 copies (ebooks) through an 11-stop blog hop. To enter, comment before midnight, October 25, 2013 on any of my posts (this is stop #5) on the eleven participating blogs. Be sure to include an email address. Publishing two books makes me an author for real. I keep pinching myself to make sure I’m awake. For the first fifty years of my life, writing fiction … Continued

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Andrew’s Gym

  Sometimes when I’m searching for a topic to write about I look at elements of my own life for inspiration and one place that has provided a lot of that is the gym.   When I threw my father’s seventieth birthday party, everyone there kept commenting on how much I looked like my father.  Later that evening, I looked at myself in the mirror and realized I truly did look like my seventy year old father and not in a good way.  So that week I joined a gym and began losing weight.  A side benefit of that decision is … Continued

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10 Things I Learned at Authors After Dark

Ten Things I learned at Authors After Dark Savannah 1) Pecan fried chicken is worth not eating for three days 2) C.J. Ellison, Boone Brux, and Marianne Moria throw one heck of a party. 3) The best way to start an evening is with a marriage proposal.  Right BA and Julia? 4) Being nominated for a Bookie is great.  Winning kicks ass!!!!! 5) Sharing a ride to the airport with Kate Douglas was the fastest half hour cab ride ever. 6) Doing on interview with Simply Ali was so much fun.  She was great to spend time with. 7) Stella … Continued

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