Short Story: One Last Regret

by Steve George on November 18, 2013

I wrote this story for a Writer’s Digest contest. Let me know what you think. “Do you have any regrets?” she asked, lifting his gnarly fist, gently fitting her hand inside fingers he could no longer straighten. She traced the wormy veins on the back of his hand, awaiting an answer. “Grandpa?” “Yes,” he said, […]


My DIY Cred

by Steve George on October 21, 2013

If you own a house, you’re a do-it-yourselfer. It’s unavoidable. Things age. They break and they fail. Even if you prefer calling in a professional, most jobs even the most inept among us can handle. In the 30+ years I’ve lived in my house, I have: Stripped my kitchen to the bare walls, replaced the […]

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Prospecting for Gold (aka Self-Publishing Your Novel)

by Steve George on October 17, 2013

I wrote Dead Blow Hammer in the summer of 2011. Everything I read suggested that making two books available is better than one, so I wrote Mimsy during the summer of 2012. While I wrote and edited, I regularly checked the Internet for insights into publishing and marketing novels. The consensus seems to be that […]


I Love Page-Turners

by Steve George on October 14, 2013

I read mysteries, thrillers, crime, action/adventure, science fiction, and even the occasional zombie novel because I seek books that strap me down and rocket me through unexpected twists and turns and leave me wishing the ride was longer. I want to check the clock around midnight and allow myself one more chapter, knowing it may […]