Category Archives: The Writing Life

The Maverick POV Pace

Throughout my writing life, I’ve been a maverick with POV, character point of view. The real problem for me on POV is the fact that I really enjoy using multiple POVs, and that can easily lead to story confusion. If … Continue reading

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Flying High

It’s at Amazon books! Scary stuff, as in Stephen King scary, makes up our anthology edited by bestselling Amazon author Dan Alatorre. It’s available at Amazon via paperback, or Kindle edition, and as an audible book. See my Amazon Author … Continue reading

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InterlockED Chapters

Paperback and Kindle orders for the scary anthology “The Box Under the Bed” are available at Amazon. With 19 other authors, I have a short story in that paperback book. My story is titled “Interlock”, and it was written as … Continue reading

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Finishing and Beginning…

As I was finishing my correspondence course in Fiction Writing with the Famous Writers School out of Westport, Connecticut, I also was working on the opening chapters for “Seawind”, the immediate title I’d given my life-sustaining novel. Seawind simply was the “Lady … Continue reading

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My Great American Life-Sustaining Novel Influenced by the Film Ship of Fools Is Born

Of course, when one is in Columbus, Ohio, and is an Ohio native, one goes as The Ohio State University Buckeyes go! When I decided to start my after-high school life in Columbus, I had a brother attending The Ohio … Continue reading

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Second Chances

In the Summer months before my Senior year in high school, after gaining my parents’ confidence to paint my own room upstairs by myself (trim and all!) and while painting away for several days and contemplating my Senior year and … Continue reading

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School Bases Covered

After high school graduation, I worked at several area jobs — including one year at the city newspaper, The Northwest-Signal — before moving to Columbus, Ohio, to explore my independence from Mom and Dad and seven siblings and to begin to experience the twists … Continue reading

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