Searching for the Perfect Pub Date and Happy Beltane!

May 01 , 2016
Okay, the date for Crimson Death has changed again to October 11, 2016. I’m 99.999% sure that is the final on sale date. My editor at Penguin Random House told me days ago [...]
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Dead Ice now in Paperback, with Bonus Content “Wounded”

Apr 27 , 2016
I’ve been so busy trying to finish writing, Crimson Death the 25th Anita Blake novel that I forgot that Dead Ice the 24th Anita Blake novel is out in paperback today! No, [...]
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New Pub Date for Crimson Death

Apr 14 , 2016
    Crimson Death, the new Anita Blake novel, will be published on September 13, 2016. For those of you who follow my blog, you know I’m still writing the [...]
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Perfectionism is an Unattainable Goal

Feb 04 , 2016
   I finished the book and I didn’t. I mean, I finally typed The End. The villains of the piece are dead, the victims avenged as far as possible, short of [...]
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Life, Death, and Fiction

Jan 14 , 2016
I’ve been having fits with the current book I’m writing. I’m over 500 pages in, over 200,000 words, and usually by this point in a book I’m writing as fast [...]
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The First Bird of the New Year

Dec 31 , 2015
   I have been a birder since high school, long before I took my first ornithology class in college for my biology degree. Yes, I mean bird watching. I’m like a [...]
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The least wonderful time of the year

Dec 25 , 2015
Christmas used to be my favorite holiday of the year, but that was awhile ago. I realized this year that I hate Christmas, the whole Christmas season, but unlike Dr. Seuss’ [...]
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Wreaths Across America

Dec 16 , 2015
   The rows of white stones march out and out across the neatly clipped grass, each stone marks a grave, each grave marks a soldier, or family member, who has passed. [...]
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This is why I write

Dec 09 , 2015
    I stepped into my office today with dawn like a knife slash in the east, the light seeped through like pale orange and yellow blood. The crescent moon hung [...]
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Happy Thanksgiving 2015!

Nov 26 , 2015
Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! To those outside the United States of America its just another Thursday, but for us it’s Turkey Day! A day for family, food, and gratitude. [...]
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