Posts Tagged ‘writing’

  • The Hip: Inspiration, Memories and the Future

    Aug 21, 16 • 838 Views • Blog, MusicNo Comments

    In November 2013 I wrote the first draft of a new book. It’s been a work in progress ever since. It begins with a 27 year old man facing a diagnosis of terminal brain cancer, and deals with how he and his girlfriend, his friends, and his family come to...

  • Calling All Readers! Want a Sneak Peek?

    Mar 19, 14 • 4047 Views • BlogNo Comments

    So, I haven’t entirely dropped off the face of the earth and become solely a book reviewer – not that there’s anything wrong with that! 😉 I’ve been hard at work in my (ha!) “spare” time on a new book, and now I’m...

  • A Tribe of My Own

    Dec 6, 13 • 1958 Views • BlogNo Comments

    Forgive me if this is a bit “stream of consciousness.” I’m writing this on my phone when I should be sleeping.  (NOTE: Yes, I’m typing this on the computer the next day, so really I should edit it, but…) Lately I’ve been...

  • How Do I Get My Book Published? Part One: I Wrote a Book!!!

    Sep 5, 13 • 2098 Views • Blog, How to Get a Book PublishedNo Comments

    So you wrote a book! First step is to immediately sit down, plant a big dumb grin on your face, and drink a bottle or two of wine (or the non-alcoholic beverage of your choice, if you don’t imbibe.) You get close to the end, and you’re thinking,...

  • Her Baby Boy: A Christmas Short Story

    Dec 24, 12 • 1051 Views • FictionNo Comments

    Hello everyone! I hope that you’re all having a wonderful Christmas season, and getting to spend time with your families and loved ones. As my Christmas gift to my readers, I wanted to share with you a story that I wrote last year. I hope you enjoy it!...

  • So Now What?

    Jun 5, 12 • 792 Views • BlogNo Comments

    Sunday afternoon, I sent out the manuscript of what is still being called “What Lies Behind” (I’m not sure I’m still liking the title anymore, so it may change!) to my volunteer test readers. Then I went and threw up in a bucket. Okay,...

  • Disappointment

    May 17, 12 • 764 Views • Blog, musingsNo Comments

    Sometimes, no matter how hard you try, the universe just won’t hand you what you want. In fact, sometimes, no matter how hard you try, the universe not only doesn’t hand you what you want, it hands you things that you think there’s no way...