I’m Writing Again

It’s been a while since I’ve posted an update here and I feel like it’s an appropriate and opportune time to bring you up to date on my latest developments. And by “you” I mean you wonderful readers who are still following this blog. Now, if you’ll indulge me for a few minutes, I’ll tell…

Catching Up

It’s been a while and I feel like I’m overdue for an update.  Before I start, I have to ask you to please forgive me for the infrequency of my posts; I’m afraid it’s a hazard of being busy trying to make a living while you’re trying to make a life. And the irony of…

A Not So Slight Detour

So I took a break from the book. Not a break from writing, mind you, but from the book. And now, I’m wondering when I’ll get back to it. Here’s what happened: Someone that I know from Twitter and with whom I occasionally interact told me that they were going to be attending a screen…

Dorothy Parker, Give Me Strength

Dorothy Parker once said, “I hate writing, I love having written.”  I think about that quote often as I work on the book. Not because I hate writing. I wouldn’t be doing this if I did and I am also idealistic enough to believe that life is too short to waste it doing something that…

So I’m Writing A Novel

Let me start by clarifying something: technically speaking, this isn’t the first novel I will have written. It’s the first one that I’m actually going to have edited and attempt to have published. Small distinction to you, maybe, but a big one for me. Having said that, I have to tell you: it’s terrible. It…