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Six Things I’ve Done Wrong In My Writing Career—and Did I Fix Them?

25 years, over 60 books, and I still screw things up. Here are six things I’ve done “wrong” according to most accepted practices for a successful writing career and a note on whether I’ve corrected each, will correct each one, or screw it, it’s just the way I am. 1,139 more words

Write It Forward

Where do you stand?~


What if the world, as you currently know it, was drastically different in a twinkling of an eye? What if everything you thought was so important all of a sudden paled in comparison to basic survival? 545 more words

God Is In Control

Why's it Always You?

She stood high, watching out over the city. A sugary smoke fell to ash undisturbed, forgotten between her fingers. He blinked long-lashed eyes and breathed in all the scents surrounding her, smoke and rain, city street and burnt gasoline, wet rubber, blood. 107 more words


Wine Claims

The Niagara region on the northeast U.S.-Canada border is home to more than 80 wineries.

Twenty years ago there was less than a third of that number. 2,651 more words


Crawford & Company Ready to Assist Napa and Northern California after Quake

San Francisco, Napa and other parts of Northern California experienced a strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake early on Sunday morning. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported the earthquake occurred at 3:20 a.m. 480 more words


Why The Title?

I’ve been asked, sometimes with anger (which is curious), why my next book to be published has profanity in the title: Shit Doesn’t Just Happen: The Gift of Failure. 565 more words

Write It Forward

Lessons Learned

I’ve stayed away from the windows, when it’s dark and the lights are on. I’ve never let my lighter be lit for too long. I’ve never ordered the Chinese to come right to the house. 175 more words