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Taking Chances Re-Published!

My first novel, Taking Chances, has been republished and is available on Amazon by Forever Morris Publishing! I'm so excited to have it published by a firm that can hopefully bring more publicity to it than I could have on my own. It's currently available in paperback and Kindle and will be set for open ...

First Draft of Novel #2 In The Books

I finished the first draft of Frigid Nights the other day and I must say, I am both fulfilled and relieved. I felt that in the marathon that was writing that novel, the final chapters felt like I was low crawling and clawing my way towards the finish line. There will be plenty to edit ...

Writing Outside of Your Novel

A lot of people attribute being a writer to being a novelist. However, there are many ways to be a writer. Tom Verducci, sports writer known for covering the Chicago Cubs, is a great writer. He's written a few books, all about sports, but just because they aren't novels doesn't mean he doesn't fit in ...

Spring Training 2019

Baseball is here and with Spring Training games being on almost every day, there's plenty to watch. Unfortunately, if you're like me and work nights, you can't watch much. You see highlights after the fact and don't get the full atmosphere of watching a game live. You still get to see the videos on MLB.com ...

Lennie and George

It may come as a surprise to many that despite having an English degree, I'd never read Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck. Of Mice and Men is a short story that commonly finds itself as one of the foundational works of any English curriculum, except mine apparently. People in other classes and in ...

Finding Time To Read

Yes, I write a lot and write about writing a lot. But one essential ingredient to becoming even a good writer is that you must read a lot. If you don't have time to read, you certainly don't have time to write. And if you do write, it probably won't be very good. I tried ...

What Motivates You?

Many people get into writing for the fame and fortune of having written the next Game of Thrones or blockbuster book turned movie. I love when people get into it for these reasons because they'll never last and it makes it easier to see those who write for the love of the story rather than ...

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