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SPRING’S CALLING Cover Reveal and Release Date!

Well, folks. The time has come to share the cover art for SPRING’S CALLING! I am really proud of the work that Deranged Doctor Design did with this one. It came together very quickly and really pops with colors and

Posted in Writing

Spring’s Calling is LIVE on Kickstarter

Well folks, it’s time. Spring’s Calling has gone live on Kickstarter. From now until May 25th we’ll be raising funds to make the best version of this book possible. But that’s only attainable if readers like you take the leap and

Posted in Kickstarter, Spring's Calling, Writing

Kindle Scout Results and Looking to the Future

Well, Kindle Scout is over and while I ended up with about 2 1/2 days on the Hot & Trending list at the end of the campaign and had 445 page views, I did not get selected for publication. But,

Posted in Muse Song, Writing

Kindle Scout – Week 1

9 days down, 21 to go. I launched my Kindle Scout campaign for Muse Song on October 12, 2016. For those not in the know, Kindle Scout is a reader-powered platform run by Amazon which gives authors the opportunity to

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A Writer’s New Years Resolutions

2012 has been a fantastic year for me.  Not only have I gained the status of published author, I am fully employed and officially a member of the Massachusetts Bar (aka an attorney).  Indeed, I’ve had a prosperous year.  But

Posted in Resolutions, Writing

Release Day Is Here!

December 21st is finally upon us.  If you believe the Mayans, this is the last day we’re all going to be on the planet.  So, you know what that means.  Go out and get your copy of Unplanned before we

Posted in Unplanned, Writing

A Picture is Worth 1,000 Words (Or maybe 91,000)

So I realize I have been MIA for the last few months. I do apologize for that.  I ended up landing full-time employment and got focused on that.  But I’m back and with some new things! First, I just want

Posted in Unplanned, Writing

Evolution of a Writer

As I continue my catch-up on books I had to wait to read until I had free time, I wanted to share my thoughts on how I’ve evolved as a writer, especially over the past year or so. Looking back,

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When Characters Go Bad

If you hang out around writers for long, you may hear them complain about their characters as if they were real people. No, we aren’t crazy. We know they aren’t actual people. But we spend so much time with them

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Feeling the Music: Picking the Right Soundtrack

Every project is different. From genre, target audience and length to the inspiration behind the piece. I grew up loving music. To this day I find I concentrate better with music on in the background. At this point I’ve listened

Posted in Music, Writing