Dear Fellow Writers, This holiday has its roots in the ancient Roman festival of Lupercalia and was revamped by the Catholic church as a Christian feast in 496 or so. However, today it is a day (though overly commercialized like all holidays) which many get together with their significant other or other single friends and celebrate being together, […]Read more "Dear Fellow Writers: Happy Valentines Day"
Dear Fellow Writers, I do hope this letter finds you well and writing. It occurred to me the other day that one of the worst obstacles for us in starting our writing journey is We have so many fears and insecurities on a regular basis without adding the ones that come from wanting to write. […]Read more "Dear Fellow Writers: Face That Fear!"
Dear Aspiring Writers, There are so many of us who start by saying we’re going to write a book someday. We throw out hints of possibilities and dream of what could be. We stand at the precipice and tickle the idea with a feather and wonder, should I? Could I? Before long, we take the […]Read more "Dear Aspiring Writers"
Hello All! After a very rough sixteen month long hiatus filled with life changes, tragedies and injury, I have returned to blogging–sort of. As I stated in my last blog post of September, 2015, I’d started blogging in 2011 because I was told it’s what all writers who want to be successful do. Yeah, that didn’t […]Read more "A Personal Call To Arms"
It’s been a very long, hot and frustrating summer. None of what I took a blogging break to complete, got completed. Life butted in in a big way and caused all manner of upheavals. That said, I am in the process of reevaluating my writing career. No, don’t worry, I’m not giving up–I am just […]Read more "TO BLOG OR NOT TO BLOG"
I want to thank the people who have been loyal to keep up with my blog. To you I say a humongous I am taking the summer off from blogging to work on my novel and my flash fiction collection–the latter of which I hope to publish in either May 2016. I will return with […]Read more "SUMMER BREAK"
In honor of National Short Story Month, I am re-posting my short story Deep Breath. Enjoy. DEEP BREATH A SHORT STORY **MATURE LANGUAGE WARNING** “Cal Henley to Home Base. Do you read?” “Yeah, Henley. What’s up?” replied John Deavers’ disembodied voice through the comms unit. “Boss, I’m done with my excavating. I’m heading over […]Read more "NATIONAL SHORT STORY MONTH–DEEP BREATH"