• Short Story…

    Some of you might be new to my blog and wondering about my writing. I write books and short stories. My books are crazy adventures with elements of ridiculous entertainment, a dash of bizarre…

  • Like the old days…

    I was thinking about the way I used to do things. Truth be told, I’ve been thinking a lot lately about how my life used to be. In my younger years. When I…

  • Un-rejection?

    This is not the rejection you thought it was, it’s a different rejection of rejection. I’m pretty sure Yoda said that at one point. So, this morning, I’m sitting in my haven of a…

  • Idea 543…

    I recently read the essay “One Hundred False Starts” by F. Scott Fitzgerald which was published in The Saturday Evening Post on March 4, 1933. It is an interesting insight to his process.…

  • Avast, me hearties…

    I’ve been dreaming of ships and stars again. When I have time to dream that is. The dog or the kid wake me up almost every night. Somewhere between 2am and 4 and…

  • Sunday morning thinking…

    I’ve been listening a lot to Patton Oswalt lately. He cracks me up and I need the laughter. He has this bit about how he knows he’s gotten old because he doesn’t hate…

  • Into the madness…

    There are clashes and rumblings. The noise is deafening. The silence is threatening. I feel like I’m trapped on Willy Wonka’s boat, toward the end of the tour. Where violent images flash and…

  • Rejection and the Writer

    Since my blog is heavy on the daily ins and outs of the writer’s life; you know, the accolades and the challenges I face as a writer. It only seems apropos I talk…

  • Done and done…

    Attempt number six is finished my friends. I wrote 51,557 words in a month for National Novel Writing Month. (The challenge being to write 50,000 words in a month which is roughly 1,667…

  • Autumn inspiration

    Each fall I dredge up an old post about autumn and the time I lived in Colorado and re-post it. I can’t help it. This crisp weather that has descended on my little…