Tag: writing

A Strange Request at a Piano Bar

Short Story I walked into the piano bar near the carnival where I worked. There had been a lot of controversy about juveniles being allowed in but when I entered still wearing my mask from my show, no one really cared about checking my age. I had traveled with...

Tech For Writers: Freewrite Traveler

A new tech gadget appeared in my Facebook feed that caught my attention which, if done right, could be a great new thing for writers.  I am excited about it and hope it meets the expectations. The Freewrite Traveler is a project from the people who created the Astrohaus Freewrite...

I’ve Lost The Writing Mojo

There…I have confessed.  My writing has lost its steam.  I was rolling along pretty well with writing a page-per-day or 1,000 words each day working on my next novel.  Now it seems I look for every reason NOT to write. “I MUST click on that link about what happened...

Friday Flashback: The Best Job I Ever Had

I have had many interesting jobs throughout my life.  I have been in the military, worked as a private investigator and my current job as a litigation technology specialist but there was one job experience I will never forget. I couldn’t believe it when I received the rejection letter for...

I Ain’t Got No Grammar Problems

I have learned how both rewarding and difficult it is being a writer. Let me just say that it’s a good thing that I have a full time job. I won’t lie about it – there is a lot of competition out there so it is really important to...

Behind-the-Scenes Of Writing A Book

Tomorrow, I will be officially releasing my second novel.  I am not saying this to impress you because it really isn’t that impressive at all.  I’m certainly not a famous author by no means and I am not planning to quit my day job.  I want to tell you...