A Trip Down Memory Lane

I thought I was going to spend today writing on my latest book, Healing Hayley. I mean I even dreamed last night about the next couple of chapters I want to write. But no, I didn’t write a single word on it today. I didn’t even read today, and I usually read 4-5 books per week.

Instead I took a trip down memory lane. Musically...

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Friends In Foreign Places

I mentioned earlier this year that I’ve decided I’m not a good blogger and probably never will be, and this also extends to my newsletter which I seem to have a hard time writing on a regular basis. I enjoy writing, but I can’t seem to motivate myself to write something every day, or, in the case of my newsletter, monthly, to an unseen audience...

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Overanalyzing What I Write

I know, I know. Two posts in two days. And as far as I know, August 2016 isn’t even a Blue Moon month.

I haven’t written much on my current series for nearly two months now, and I’ve been trying to figure out why that is.

I could plead that my calendar is filled with numerous other things to do and there are only so many hours in the day...

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Never Underestimate The Power You Possess To Help Another Human Being

Today is one of those bittersweet days that are periodically thrown onto the path of this journey we each take known as life.

I awoke to find a message that a friend of mine had succumbed to prostate cancer...

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RIP Pat Conroy

One of my all-time favorite authors, Pat Conroy, died yesterday. His books included The Great Santini, Prince of Tides, The Lords of Discipline, Beach Music, The Water is Wide, and My Losing Season.

I’ve read them all, most of them many times.

“The reason I write is to explain my life to myself,” Conroy said in a 1986 interview...

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Thoughts of 9/11

Wow! In the book I’m currently working on (Healing Hayley), I’m writing about 9/11 and all that surrounded it. I just poured myself another glass of wine. It’s almost as if I wish to anesthetize myself from feeling it all again. The descriptions I have been reading on the Internet of people who experienced and/or survived the attack in NYC are powerful.

Susan and I were in Washington DC d...

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I’ve Finished Genevieve’s Gift

I don’t know how many of you who receive my newsletter also receive my Facebook posts, so please forgive me if you have already responded to another request in a different medium.

The good news I wanted to share is I have completed the initial draft of Genevieve’s Gift, Book 1 in my Moonlight Memories series. It is now out with my reviewers for their comments, edits and feedback...

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My Writing Life in Cuenca

Both Susan and I are busier than ever since our move to Cuenca early this year. I thought I’d share with you some of the activities I’m involved in that somehow correlate with writing.

One of the first groups I located after our move here was called Writing Our World: Cuenca...

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Now – Get A Copy of Blue Ice for just $0.99

As part of my effort to make my books available to more readers at an affordable price, the month-long promotion on Amazon during January 2016 continues.

Beginning Saturday, January 9th, and continuing for a week, the price of the Kindle edition of Blue Ice, the second book in my Colors of Alaska Trilogy, will be reduced to $0.99 from it’s normal $3.99 price. This is the first time Blue Ice i...

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Why You Seldom Hear From Me

I’ve decided I’m not a good blogger and probably never will be. I enjoy writing, but I can’t seem to motivate myself to write something every day to post to an unseen audience. Some days I do feel like I have something to say and share with others, but most days nothing particularly strikes me.

When I log in to Facebook I tend to look for people I know sharing personal stories and picture...

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