Brick Breaking Tips for Writers And A Contest

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Hey - want to see an author break a brick? That's me. :) Now, you have to understand why this moment is so important to me: during my taekwondo black-belt test, I was not successful in my two attempts to break a brick. I'd attempted with a … [Read more...]

For Those With Cats, Part 2: The Kittypocalypse, plus TKD question

So today is the kitten's fourth day with us. He doesn't really like kibble but wow, does he inhale his wet food! And he'll eat Nyxie's food if I'm not watching, so now I keep her wet food dish on a shelf if he's in the vicinity. Every day seems to … [Read more...]

For Those With Cats

Sorry, but this one has nothing to do with writing or reading; if you're not into cats, I apologize for wasting your time. We have an almost 2 year old female cat whom we'd adopted from a rescue agency through a sponsoring pet store. Nyxie's been … [Read more...]

Dames at RT

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Warning: I am writing this directly after the RT Booklovers Convention in New Orleans. I cannot guarantee that I will be able to express myself as clearly as I might hope, thanks to the phenomenon known as "RT Brain." (The most prominent symptom of … [Read more...]

Giveaway – Winner!

Winner!!! We have a winner, picked randomly, for the TO BEAR AN IRON KEY giveaway! And the winner is... LOUISE WALKER Congratulations, Louise! Please email me (jax AT jackiekessler DOT com) with your postal address, and I'll send you a signed copy … [Read more...]