sea inspirations

What do H.P. Lovecraft, The Goonies, and Pirates of the Caribbean all have in common? If I do my job well, one of my books! It is my hope that I can incorporate flavours and inspiration from these works into the final draft of The Sounding Glass. With the adventurous spirit and camaraderie (and pirates) […]

Branching Out

Here I am again, working away on NaNoWriMo. So many things for this particular novel have fallen into a natural place that it leads me to believe it could actually be the one to win the Out-Of-Editing-Phase race. And I might actually try and publish this one. But here’s the clincher. I won’t be under […]

Post-NaNoWriMo Post

It’s been a week since the end of NaNoWriMo, and I did indeed chalk up another win! Of course, winning in NaNo only requires meeting a word count goal, but as an exercise I always learn so much. About my story and especially about my process. I’ve gotten to know my characters better and some […]

Fremont Players dot com

Whew! I worked hard on this one. Well, I suppose that’s not saying much, relatively speaking, as I’ve only done one website before this. But don’t let that information fool you. This website is fully designed and fully valid. And I couldn’t be more proud! After my first design approach hit a wall, I went […]

NaNoWriMo Time

Kicked off my 4th NaNoWriMo novel yesterday. This time I’m going to attempt working off some ideas generated with my nephews and the characters they created for themselves. We’ll see in the next few days if I will be able to get a full story out of it or if I decide to throw caution […]