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!
I’m happy to be back home with one of my best furry feline friends, Sam, 171/2. This photo was taken late last night after a long day flying home. My arms are sore 😉 Today, I’ve been writing down my main goals for the year, and at this point, I have some (potentially?) bad news.… Continue reading Home Again, Naturally.
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.
Imagine if civil engineers worked for free. They’d probably do a shabby job, leave work at noon, and say, ‘oh well, you never paid me,’ whenever their bridges collapse. As authors, we owe it to ourselves and to future generations to put a price tag on our hard work. Free and 0.99 cent deals are… Continue reading Authors, Value Your Work!
Here are reviews of five excellent books I read this summer.