Writing is Lonely

I’m at the stage of writing that I’m discovering is the hardest for me. The story is done. There are few, if any, surprises left to discover. But, there are errors. Many, many errors. I’ve used a few beta-readers. I have their notes. I have a few notes of my own. I know to make … More Writing is Lonely

Field of Leaves

Every now and then I like to use a picture I took or a moment from my life and imagine it as the basis for a fantasy story. This picture is from my neighborhood in Savannah, GA. It was the most nature my son, from Tokyo, has ever seen. And, yes, the little details in … More Field of Leaves

Feeling Stagnant

Here we are. It is the beginning of 2017. The morose days of self-reflection that came with the end of the old year are over. Now comes the self-reflection that comes with the new year. The good news is that it is not morose, however it is rather impatient. I know that I am hard … More Feeling Stagnant

Win Some, Lose Some

When I first published Deadly Troubadours I checked for new reviews a couple times a day. Slowly that urge to seek validation lessened to once a day and then, eventually, once a week. Now I check Goodreads maybe once every two weeks and then usually I’m procrastinating. Today I opened up my Goodreads page and, … More Win Some, Lose Some