Category Archives: Thoughts About Writing

Just what you think it is!

Do Not Disturb

In an attempt to clarify what actually is and is not important enough to interrupt me with while I am writing, I drew up the following document. Continue reading

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A Cordial Invitation to Prove Me Wrong

So, is it that there literally aren’t any good books coming out these days, or is it just that I’ve grown old and am unable to adapt anymore to “all that stuff kids today seem to think is so keen – get off my lawn!!!” Continue reading

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Job Application for Female Lead Character

I am issuing a casting call for potential lead characters to headline the next series of Woodley, USA novels. Continue reading

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Fantasy & Science Fiction Review

A long time ago in a universe far, far away, I sent a copy of my debut novel to one of my favorite authors of all time. I sent it for no reason other than to thank him for inspiring … Continue reading

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Moonlight and Moss – Coming Very [Very!] Soon

It’s official! The release date for Moonlight and Moss is May 31, 2019. But you can pre-order it right now (see links below)! Now, I’ve never understood authors who make their pre-order price higher than the regular price. It’s like … Continue reading

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Thanks For the Rejections!

I’ll start, here, by thanking all the agents who have sent me rejections. I know agents have somewhere on the order of bazillions of queries to get through daily. They barely even have time to paste in boilerplate rejection verbiage … Continue reading

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Cat Readers vs Dog Readers

Some readers are dogs, and others are cats. Continue reading

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To Self or Not To Self

As promised, here is my little tale of “Why I Might Have to Self Publish Whether I Like It or Not.” As most of you know, I am currently actively seeking representation for “Moonlight and Moss,” which is not technically … Continue reading

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Rivers and Roads

or:Why I Don’t Want to Self-Publish So, my dad was a writer. He always called himself a writer, and whenever he did, people would ask him what he wrote, and he would say: “I write words.” He would laugh, and … Continue reading

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New Year, New Story, New Plan

So I took a break, after finishing the final draft of Moonlight and Moss (working title – but probably actual title, too!) to clear my mind before diving into Query Hell once again. During the month of November, I participated … Continue reading

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