The Writing Life

…a literary journey

Act Two & A Red Herring?

I just crossed the 22,000 word count on The Year of Gwendolyn Presley Flowers. Not at all where it should be, but that’s only because there were a few months … Continue reading

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Planner or Pantser?

Depends on the medium. I will always be a planner when it comes to my novels, and unfortunately I have no wiggle room in this belief. I usually hate when people … Continue reading

April 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

What’s that rash? Oh, you’re writing a synopsis…

It’s been a while…In my writing world, I’m currently consumed with writing a one-page synopsis for The Year of Gwendolyn Presley Flowers. I have a May 1st deadline to submit … Continue reading

March 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Confessions of a Facebook Snob

If you’re a writer, hopefully you’re someone who feels comfortable being on your own much of the time. No matter what relationships or other tasks you may be engaged in, … Continue reading

March 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

Writing short to write long…

You know the feeling you get when you learn how to do something you’ve tried to master since you were a kid? I have these files in my room – … Continue reading

February 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

A Note for Posterity

Just a quick note to try to capture for posterity how I’m feeling about publishing my first novel – wait what?  YES, Oldsters is finally available in paperback and for the … Continue reading

February 7, 2017 · 2 Comments

Official Book Cover Unveiling!

I’m excited today to unveil my cover for Oldsters! Wow – what a feeling it is to see this book through to completion. I can’t wait for everyone to head … Continue reading

January 30, 2017 · Leave a comment