The 2017 SinCNE “Murder by the Minute” CT edition

I read an excerpt from my short story "On Like Donkey Kong," published this year in FISH OUT OF WATER: A GUPPY ANTHOLOGY for the Connecticut edition of a Sisters in Crime New England event. Sisters in Crime New England holds a "Murder by the Minute" weekend in which each New England state hosts an event of readings of local authors. Author Steve Liskow, with help ...

Some thoughts on voting

An unexpected encounter in a waiting room opened my mind to some thoughts on how we view the voting process. I spent part of Election Day 2012 in a hospital waiting room. I'm okay, but doctors monitor my blood once a month to make sure I remain that way. My blood tests aren't the usual "tap, slap, off ya go" affairs. I have to wait a ...

What’s the Difference Between Tags and Categories?

When I first started blogging, I used to be confused by the difference between a blog's "tags" and "categories." What did those words even mean? How would I use them? Couldn't I just leave them blank? So, let's talk about what they are and ways we¬† can use them. (more…)