Tales of a Shock Jockey: What’s in a Name?

February 28, 2014

When purchasing an electric vehicle (EV), Pip and I discovered an interesting trend: EV drivers name their cars. Some of these names tend to be fun like “Sparky” or “Nikola” but it’s a thing. Even when you log in to the LEAF or Volt apps, one of the options asked for is the car’s name. […]

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Endless Possibilities Blog Tour 2014: Katherine Gotthardt Goes where Few Dare to Tread

February 27, 2014

And welcome back for the Endless Possibilities Blog tour 2014, presented by Write by the Rails. Today, I am pleased to host Katherine Gotthardt. If Katherine’s name looks familiar, it is because she gave everyone a sneak peek at “Silver Linings” from The Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences. I have a lot of respect for Katherine as […]

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Paying Attention: A Secret Behind Inspiration

February 25, 2014

 “How do you get all those ideas?” I rank this question up along with “How do you learn all those lines?” when I was the actor. It was a question actors dreaded, but I rarely think we were asked it when we had a “Meet & Greet” with the audience. It’s a fair enough question, […]

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Two Detectives: A Case of Lightning Striking Twice

February 22, 2014

As you all know, I have a thing for the Dinklage.  When I first saw him in the *ahem* EMMY-AWARD-WINNING PERFORMANCE of Tyrion in Game of Thrones, I knew that if Billi were ever optioned for the big screen or for cable, Dinklange would be my first—and only—choice for the role of the dwarf detective. […]

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Endless Possibilities Blog Tour 2014: Cindy Brookshire on Death, Taxes, and Accountability

February 20, 2014

Alongside my renewed commitment to be a better blogger, I’m still hosting the talented people of Write by the Rails in the Endless Possibilities Blog Tour. Today, I feature the fearless leader of our merry band of writers, Cindy Brookshire. She’s bringing her own daily affirmation and accountability on getting the words down on paper, […]

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You Know I Can Hear You, Right? — Revelations about the Internet and the Lesson of St. Fu

February 19, 2014

“I think the Internet is a grand arena for poorly thought out words.” — Philippa Ballantine, 2/18/2014, on Facebook Presently, The Science Fiction Writers of America are at odds with one another once again, its members still in a brouhaha over the divide between men and women in the business. It’s hard to say when […]

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Happy Valentine’s Day from Billibub Baddings!

February 14, 2014

Today marks the seventh anniversary of the first episode of The Case of the Singing Sword: A Billibub Baddings Mystery. I still remember when I first put together the first episode, and then moved along to create the following four episodes. I remember the email to the creative mind behind Rubber Band Banjo who was […]

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Endless Possibilities Blog Tour: Kristy Feltenberger Gillespie on the Pros and Cons of Being a Book Critic

February 13, 2014

This week the Endless Possibilities Blog Tour features a unique perspective: the point-of-view form the book reviewer’s chair. Welcome Kristy Feltenberger Gillespie to TeeMorris.com. She is not only a writer herself, but she also picks up the pen and reviews books. You might wonder “Isn’t that a little risky to review books with people you work […]

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Endless Possibilities Blog Tour 2014: Dan Verner Looks Back on Looking Ahead

February 11, 2014

The Endless Possibilities Blog Tour rolls on with a very special blogpost from Dan Verner. He’s a freelance blogger, journalist, editor, and writer, and it’s that last hat he wears that we are showcasing today! He’s got a work-in-progress, the fourth installment of a series; and Dan is offering up a sneak peek at it […]

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Endless Possibilities Blog Tour 2014: Nancy S. Kyme asks “Are You a Writer?”

February 6, 2014

Part of me is so flipping excited about this Endless Possibilities blog tour! Makes me happier than Coke executives the day after airing a Super Bowl commercial reflecting on what makes America great!  What? Too soon? Anyway, it has been a real kick introducing you to my fellow authors at Write by the Rails; but […]

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