The Writing Life

…a literary journey

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

We keep so many secrets, so many things we cast deep down inside of us – all to make it through the hours of the days of the weeks of the … Continue reading

January 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

What I’m left with turns out to be good enough

The great thing about life is you can change course when it feels necessary. Oh, maybe not the big things – like you hate where you live, but you don’t … Continue reading

January 2, 2017 · 2 Comments

Happy New Year!

Wishing all the creative friends out there the best year ever…whether you write, paint, sculpt or any of the other limitless number of passions that keep us sane, I hope … Continue reading

January 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

5 Tips to Creating Compelling Content

Whether you’re a freelance writer making pitches for magazine articles, or someone who’s responsible for writing business-specific content at your day job, creating compelling content requires you to move seamlessly … Continue reading

November 18, 2016 · Leave a comment