M.Q. Barber updates

Coming soon: Tuesdays with Jay No. 25: Hazards No More

Coming soon: Tuesdays with Jay No. 25: Hazards No More

It's been hotter than Hades this summer, so I've been thrilled to spend time inside writing rather than outside doing yard work. Of course, I promptly ruined the air-conditioned climate inside by turning on the oven to bake a pie. I'm fairly certain Henry would have...

Coming soon: Tuesdays with Jay No. 24: Accepted Hazards

Coming soon: Tuesdays with Jay No. 24: Accepted Hazards

Spring! Oh, how I've missed you. Also, you're a month late. You couldn't have called or something? Jay, thankfully, is right on time with his next lunch adventure. While I'm finally enjoying spring, Henry, Jay, and Alice are still in the midst of a Boston winter in...

Coming soon: Tuesdays with Jay No. 23: Challenge Accepted

Coming soon: Tuesdays with Jay No. 23: Challenge Accepted

Ah, winter. If you're like me and live in an area with freezing temperatures and snowfall for a few months every year (and jeepers, that area seems to be expanding farther south all the time!), you know that the post-holidays part of winter has two settings: Setting...

Coming soon: Tuesdays with Jay No. 22: Reading Challenge

Coming soon: Tuesdays with Jay No. 22: Reading Challenge

It's autumn! We're deep in my favorite season in the northeastern United States, and that means my mental preparing-for-writing time is often on morning walks with the dog. We crunch through the leaves and watch for migrating birds headed to warmer climes as story...

Coming soon: Tuesdays with Jay No. 21: Map Reading

Coming soon: Tuesdays with Jay No. 21: Map Reading

Have you ever walked along a beach and collected sea glass? This spring, I took my first real vacation—you know, the kind where you actually leave the house and have new experiences—in thirteen years. The adventure was a trip with my bestie—some post-divorce healing I...

BDSM Writers Con 2016 wrap-up

BDSM Writers Con 2016 wrap-up

Wow. Seriously, wow. BDSM Writers Con NYC 2016 was such an incredible experience that I’m still processing the wonderfulness. The fun lasted all the way home, road-tripping with my bestie and finishing a pair of New York Times crossword puzzles in pen. (No, not the...