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Losing Perspective

I stand by the window this morning, coffee in hand, watching the clouds scud over the mountains. I can barely see them because it's still mostly dark, but there's a pale light on the horizon to the east. That sliver of brilliant color turns the clouds from invisible dark-on-dark to charcoal on near black burgandy.... Continue Reading →

Preparing for Publication

The key to turning out good stuff is rewriting.  The key to grinding it out is consistency. – Forrest McDonald Let's just assume you have a killer idea for a story or article. You have great, multi-faceted characters against a dramatic backdrop. You KNOW it's going to sell. What now? How do you get the... Continue Reading →

Into the New Year

As 2019 comes to a close, the memes are flowing. People are trying to make moving into the new year a big deal, hoping their lives will change for the better. News flash: it won't happen if you don't make it happen. Sorry, but that's the sad fact of it. If you don't set out... Continue Reading →

A Gift

I have a little Christmas gift I'll be sending out in a few days. It's a short story titled, The Snow Dragon. In it, a young girl, a dragon shapeshifter, discovers she's not the person she always knew. She meets up with Tony (Antonio Silvani, The Last Griffin) and they begin a trek westward to... Continue Reading →

A Young Start

I was just a child when I started writing. I constantly made up stories about everything, too. Got in trouble for it in school more than ... once. In high school, my friends and I would write round robin stories while in Study Hall. We tried to leave our section in the worst predicament we... Continue Reading →

Tip #13

When people come see you at a show, reading, signing, whatever, give them something to take home. I use bookmarks. Who doesn't need more of those? I'm always losing mine. And they're pretty, too. Most people have gotten so used to logos on their clothes, or on nearly everything they own. They won't throw them... Continue Reading →

Praise for Birthright

This was a lovely and very entertaining read! Excellent characters that you'll fall for quickly (particularly, Captain the horse), wonderful humour and well written action scenes. Very enjoyable! - K See more about Birthright on Amazon

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