July 8, 2024

In keeping with my unofficial year of learning, this month I’m attending the Inkers Con Digital Conference from July 20th – August 2nd. I attended this conference last year and found it very informative and well-run. What’s also great is that it runs two consecutive weekends. So I don’t have to miss presentations because of my

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July 2, 2024

Yep, it’s that time of year again. Smashwords is holding their Summer/Winter Sale. You can get my books for 75% off until the end of the month. Go to any individual book’s page, then on the left use the Buy with Coupon button to apply the discount. Happy Reading! Here are my series pages on Smashwords for easy

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June 25, 2024

Image licensed from Depositphotos. Copyright by sdecoret (53055264 Decoret)Not only did we get extreme heat last week, but we had three severe thunderstorm warnings. Plus, a tornado watch. (A watch is less urgent than a warning.) Fortunately, no tornadoes touched down near me. But when I was a teenager, a tornado hit. It took off the

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June 18, 2024

Massachusetts is in the middle of a record-breaking heat wave. Because my front door gets the afternoon sun, I put my laundry bag over the door’s window to help keep out some of the heat.Photo copyright 2024 by Vanessa Kier

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June 11, 2024

No, that’s not real snow lining the walking path. That’s seed pod fuzz. This time of year, a LOT of it is floating around so that sometimes it looks like it’s snowing.Photo copyright 2024 by Vanessa KierPhoto copyright 2024 by Vanessa Kier

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