Why I stopped writing my Emily Graham stories

By |2021-02-25T23:40:52+00:00February 25th, 2021|Emily Graham, Personal, Self-publishing, Writing|

Why I stopped writing my Emily Graham series. My Emily Graham Mystery/Suspense series began as a huge surprise for me, as I thought I was just sitting down to write one very short story based on something I thought of many years ago. I was amazed when that story kept [...]

Making it Real – The Beginning…

By |2021-01-06T16:21:33+00:00January 5th, 2021|Creativity, Ideas, imagination, Personal, short stories, Writing|

As they walked up the steps of the porch they looked at the huge house. The large windows were covered in dust and mud and most of them showed large cracks. The porch roof was trimmed with overly-fancy woodwork that included carvings of angels, devils, several trees, apples, and an [...]

How Stories Happen: Working Title – “November 18”

By |2020-09-07T16:43:10+00:00March 10th, 2020|Ideas, Personal, short stories, Writing|

I am often asked how I actually write my fiction stories. As a shot at a response, I thought I would give you an inside look at how it happens by sharing an early "idea" for a story I may or may not end up actually finishing. In fact, this might even work as a [...]

A Dingo Eating a Shark and Two Snakes Making Love: My Self-Publishing Journey.

By |2021-02-10T15:44:19+00:00February 5th, 2020|Personal, PR, Publishing, Self-publishing, Writing|

I didn’t have to self-publish. I have traditionally published 5 or 6 books in the past, and when I realized I was actually writing my first novel one of those previous publishers asked to look at it. I thanked them. But I had been hearing and reading so much about self-publishing, I decided that the [...]

Let’s Begin the Year With Something Simple.

By |2020-09-07T16:39:14+00:00January 2nd, 2020|Personal|

This isn't about books, or about writing, but something I think is far more important. You know those times when you say "They know I love them, I don't have to tell them"? Nah. Tell them anyway. Sometimes we all have days when even when we "know" something is true, it is really great to [...]

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