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The Devil in the Details

A while ago I took a workshop in which the presenter recommended writing a sentence summing up the purpose of each paragraph in a chapter just to make sure all the paragraphs were necessary. 582 more words

On Writing

Here to Stay #MFRWAuthor

Last month the Internet bristled with discussions of the 50 Shades movie. So many wanted to express their opinion on the effect that movie might have on the morals of the general population. 253 more words

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Writing Tips

Nettles and Journeymen

Stinging nettles hurt.

I found this out when I was twelve years old, tromping through the forest next to my family’s summer cabin in the Appalachian mountains.  478 more words


Staying within the Lines

I have a new coloring book. I love it. (If you’re curious, it’s called Secret Garden, by Johanna Basford.) It has page after page of these wonderful, flora-themed line drawings to color and play with. 597 more words

Debut Novel Now Available Through Torquere Press

Well, the big day’s here – you can now purchase Prodigal at Torquere Press here, and you can get a print copy from Amazon.  If any of you are familiar with my novellas… 247 more words

Gay Romance

The winds of change - even for an author

If I want to become better at what I do, I must change old habits, shake off the old ways of doing things and see the excitement of new possibilities. 184 more words