Long Time Gone…

Hello. It’s been a long time since I posted anything here. I’ve been busy writing a science fiction thriller and I’m currently deep into the second draft. Things look good, but it is hard work. Anyway, I’ve gotten a lot of useful information for this novel from a site called the Story Grid Podcast. I […]

Robert Beatty, writer

Just got back from the library, where I heard Robert Beatty, author of the YA Serafina series speak. What fun! Writer from a young age, Mr Beatty developed his own software company before his two young daughters drew him into writing YA fiction. I think the young readers of America are very happy that happened. […]

Sharyn McCrumb, Writer

Just got home from the Bowling Green Warren County Public Library, where I heard Sharyn McCrumb speak. Wow! That was entertaining. Ms McCrumb is promoting her new book… I haven’t read any of her work yet, but if it’s half as interesting as the author, I’m sure it’s amazing. Describing her writer-role as a “speaker […]

random thoughts

On the wall above my nightstand is a little school photo of a twelve year-old boy. I stuck it there proudly, years ago. I may go months without looking at it, but when I happen to see it, I smile. My son is twenty-seven now and off in graduate school, but the picture stays there. […]