Look, Ma, I have a website.
I hope you can find what you’re looking for, in this little place that has become my electronic home.
Feel free to look around, ask questions, make comments and let me know what you think.
Thanks for showing up,
All of us will experience loss during the course of our lives, but the death of a parent, a father, comes with an especially keen edge that makes a ragged cut. And that cut is slow to heal. I lost … Continue reading →read more
There are a lot of reasons why I got into a career in law enforcement, and no small part of them have to do with the fact that I got my ass kicked on a regular basis when I was … Continue reading →read more
I was originally planning on calling this post: “Fuck you, 2013. I’m glad you’re dead.” But then figured I probably shouldn’t use the word “fuck” in the title of a post, as well as the consideration that 2013 wasn’t that … Continue reading →read more
Christmas has always held a special sort of magic for me, especially when I was a child, but even now into my adulthood. There was a certain myth and mystery to the idea that a magical elf-burglar would break into … Continue reading →read more
There is a man that comes into my gym on a regular basis, and I enjoy judging him. To those who don’t know me personally, I’m a bit of a Meat Head. I lift often and heavy, and enjoy imagining … Continue reading →read more
Because my wife is awesome, she often does little things that make my day as awesome as she is. One of those things popped up today. I have been a fan of the band Bon Jovi for as long as … Continue reading →read more
My attitude has sucked, recently, and I have made absolutely no forward movement on the project I’ve been trying to work on. And no matter how hard I tried to jab my accusatory pointing finger in a convenient direction, I’ve found … Continue reading →read more
There are times in our writing lives when we run out of motivation; when our enthusiasm runs dry and it is a struggle just to get words down on the page. After spending the last weekend at the Surrey International … Continue reading →read more
The Surrey International Writer’s Conference (www.siwc.ca) is only three days away, and I’ve been seeing several posts and commentaries about what one should or should not do at a writer’s conference. This year will be my seventh SiWC, so I … Continue reading →read more
I lost my mind this morning, and it’s all Twitter’s fault. I use Twitter a lot, like a lot of fledgling storytellers, and as I was looking through my tweet-feed this morning I noticed a disturbing trend. Many people, it … Continue reading →read more