Friendly Reminder

For those of us who haven’t driven their car in months….I hope everyone has been remembering to at least drive a short distance to make sure your car stays well…

Cuz I didn’t…and now my car battery (which is less than a year old btw) is dead.

It’s my own fault. But it’s reminded me how long this has been going on. The theater I work for has been closed since March…and will be closed until next year.

Anybut, called AAA and got the battery jumped. The dude told me to drive it around for 30-60 minutes. I drove for about 30 minutes and then made the STUPID decision to go through a drive-thru.

I was thirsty, there was one car in line, so I didn’t think it would be a problem.

It was a problem.

Ordered the drink, had to wait five seconds for the car in front of me to pay and move on…it was 5 seconds too long.

The battery died. A truck pulled up behind me. A very nice gentleman helped push my car through the line to a parking spot. I yelled at the confused worker in the window that my battery was dead and I’d be back to pay.

After my car was “parked” I went in and paid for my drink then called for help. I sat in my car drinking my cursed soda while I waited for a tow truck to come and take my car to the same place I bought my battery.

Luckily, the battery was still under warranty so all I had to pay for was labor.

And that’s the story……oh and they had Ghostbusters 2 on the TV…followed by Goonies.

Yeah. Please don’t be a moron like me and be sure to drive your car at least twice a week.


A while ago…like a long while ago…I mentioned the fact I was publishing a book…



It’s available to buy now! Normally I wouldn’t self promote on this blog…okay that’s a lie, but normally I would be too anxious to do it.

But I’m proud of this book. I’ve been working on this fantasy series for 10 years and these past 4 or 5 months have been stressful.

Stressful because of what’s going on in the world and stressful for having to go through the publishing process with an independent publishing company and no agent.

ANYBUT! Here it is! My baby and my nightmare:

It exists! There are physical copies humans can buy! (As well as digital copies)

“But where can I buy a copy?” You may (not) be asking.

Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Google Play Books, Apple Books, Kobo, and SO MANY MORE!!!

I’ll put links where I can.

Here is the back cover blurb for all y’all:

Aya Flandeen's rare gift has always set her apart from the rest of her village. Though she yearns to venture into the outside world, she didn't expect her journey to start with a brutal slave-trader's raid. Revealing her powers to save the townsfolk, Aya's heroism ends in disaster when she's abducted and compelled to participate in a gladiatorial fight to the death.

Aya barely survives the brutal combat thanks to a surprising ally, a mysterious young man who also possesses a magical gift. But when a cruel king drops them both into a savage tournament, her only chance lies in teaming up with fellow captives to oppose the deadly beasts and assassins.

Can Aya lead a revolt and escape the violent contest?

Do you want to keep up to date on any other big news regarding this series? I’ve got an author page for that! Click here to check it out!