A New Novel, and All The Bright Young Things At The Last Picture Show

I am in the final stages of making my "Loralee" novella available again. I plan to make this one as inexpensive to purchase as possible. It will be available in paperback and on kindle, a month or less from now probably. This re-write and edit took longer than I expected it to. The proofreading took … Continue reading A New Novel, and All The Bright Young Things At The Last Picture Show

You Can’t Unbreak An Egg

There are some opportunities in life that only come along once, some things that you only get one shot at. You can't unbreak an egg. For the most part, I'm one to be philosophical about such things. My go to example is one morning many years ago when I was running incredibly late for work, … Continue reading You Can’t Unbreak An Egg

Why I Write Fiction

Sometime last winter, I posted on a temporary page that I had going on that I was going to write this particular thing, and then I was going to write that thing, and then I was going to write this other thing. Then I looked at it and I thought, but, I don't do that, … Continue reading Why I Write Fiction

An Unraveled Hem, Joan Didion

I've kept some kind of a notebook, or journal, since junior high. Thankfully, the majority of them have gone the way of the wind. I suppose that's a nice way of saying that I destroyed them at one time or another. I recall erasing every word of January 1981, when it occurred to me that … Continue reading An Unraveled Hem, Joan Didion

An Attitude of Gratitude

It is never too late to develop an attitude of gratitude, if you want to. I've been through a thing or two in my forty-eight years in this life. When I was thirty years old, my beautiful son was five years old, healthy and happy, after a first marriage that didn't work out, I was … Continue reading An Attitude of Gratitude