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,
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
At 0230 hours this morning (2:30 am), I was awakened by screaming in front of my house. I heard two angry voices, one of them protesting, “I didn’t do anything”, and the other yelling “call the police!” I went to … Continue reading →read more
Our lives are all made up of a series of very small things, with a few gigantic events tossed in every now and then to make us pay attention. It is always the big things we remember, but, I think, … Continue reading →read more
I like to watch people, and as both a cop and a storyteller it becomes a necessary part of my craft and trade. As I was walking into the gym a couple days ago, I noticed a guy in front … Continue reading →read more
Recently I’ve seen a lot of forums, websites and discussions talking about the “secret ingredient” in fiction; the elusive element that will instantly turn any schlock into a best-seller and bring the author fame and fortune. Is it angst? Is … Continue reading →read more