Extraordinary stories can come from an ordinary, routine event. I was playing with my Wii Fit machine, a weekly morning routine for me, when it occurred to me that the Wii Fit instructor’s mouth wasn’t in synchronization with what he was saying…
DON’T OVERTHINK IT. Just write, and let your thoughts flow. You can go back and edit later. The best dialogue is natural, not forced.
This weekend, WordPress informed me that my blog is now nine years old. I look back over the years, and realize that I owe so much to this blog, this space, this WordPress, and to you readers. I remember the day I decided to start a blog. A friend I’d met on one of the… Continue reading Celebrating Nine Blogging Years!
People often ask me how I got published, and how they, too, can get their first book written and published. I get this question a lot now. I suppose with five poetry books, three novels, a few children’s books and a screenplay under my belt, I may seem like someone who knows what they’re doing,… Continue reading A Million Little Paths
I wanted to mention to those of you who aren’t FB or Instagram users, and so wouldn’t have seen this: starting today two of my novels are on sale. The Ticket is just $2.99 on Kindle until Friday night, and my first novel, Strangely, Incredibly Good, is going for just $10 as a paperback book… Continue reading Big Book Deals!
I’ve been so excited this past week, I can barely eat, sleep, or —now this isn’t normal for me —write! I know it’s because I’m artistically exhausted. I just completed the long and arduous task of putting together an anthology of poems titled Caged: New and Selected Poems. Don’t get me wrong – the task… Continue reading It Never Goes Away.
Here are reviews of five excellent books I read this summer.