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Kluge

What is a Kluge? "Kluge" is a word common around computer and hardware systems and is an unfortunate appropriation of a German family name. The term kluge (often misspelled "kludge") refers to a "clunky, unpolished, quickly thrown together," workaround or patch that results in a difficult to maintain or repair system. I knew that the term likely came from the Kluge paper feeder and offset...

Festival

Montana Book Festival I'm off to the Montana Book Festival. This year, I'm not just attending but participating. I'll be talking to two classes of high school students at Missoula area Christian high schools as part of the Youth Festival. This is pretty exciting. I enjoyed the festival last year, sold a few books, and met a few other authors. One thing that impressed me was how much the Missoula...

Moved

Moved! We're moved. After a couple of weeks between two houses, fixing stuff in one, moving stuff to the other: we're done. No, all the boxes are not unpacked, but we're all in one house. I'll not go into all the details of trying to get Internet, TV and other services, as well as getting new things delivered and installed. Some of that was just a nightmare. We hoped to have one more thing...

Relaunching

Relaunching As of today, Sudden Mission is on schedule to relaunch tomorrow. Nasty Leftovers is still in the works and I hope to have it up tomorrow or June 2. Both books will be available in ebook form on Amazon, Kobo, iBooks, and Nook (assuming Barnes & Noble gets on the stick and verifies my info). I'll be updating links on the book's pages as they become live and as I get to them. So,...

Preparing for Relaunch

Preparing Relaunch I'm in the middle of preparing to relaunch the e-book versions of Sudden Mission and Nasty Leftovers as soon after May 31 as possible. I'll relaunch the print versions shortly after, probably about mid-June. BugBear Books is an official trade name, and I have the accounts on Amazon, iBook, Nook, and Kobo set up. The bulk of the work involves preparing the books in the various...