Website Update

Change is inevitable. And yet… I resist. Full disclosure: I’m a WordPress hack who’s been trying to keep this website looking somewhat professional without investing too much of the money I don’t earn writing books. So when WordPress added “block editing” I resisted learning the new system. Instead, I stuck with “classic editing” even though […]

The Expendable

THE EXPENDABLE, published in YOUTH IMAGINATION MAGAZINE, is a short story written by my friend and critique partner, Jerry Mikorenda. It is aimed at a slightly older audience than most of the books I review on this site, but it is an important read for everyone, especially today. Check it out. The Expendable, Youth Imagination.

Highlights Whole Novel Workshop

I can not thank the Access Copyright Foundation enough for helping me attend the Highlights Whole Novel Workshop through their Professional Development Grant. Attending this workshop was quite simply the best writing experience I’ve had. Here are the “highlights” (pun intended): 16 amazing participants – a diverse collection of creative people who take writing for […]

Writing Process Blog Tour

Jennifer Ellis, author of A Pair of Docks (a clever time travel novel – highly recommended), and the newly released In the Shadow of the Mosquito Constellation  just tagged me in a series of blog posts about the writing process. Here’s how My Writing Process Blog Tour works: once tagged, you answer four questions about the writing process […]