The Value of Critique

There are times as an author when you need to seek the opinion of other authors and readers. You might not even find all of those opinions valid, but you just might find gems in their opinions. Gems that can do nothing but make your work stronger. There is one issue...
Just Another Manic Monday

Just Another Manic Monday

If you stop and think about it, it will make you sick. All the talk surrounding Robin Williams and the topic of art, acting, music, and manic behavior over the last few weeks has gone to the extreme. So why add my two cents? Because I write from a place of pain, and...

Photo Shoot of “The Seven”

Last night at the Old Penitentiary, I expected a typical author shoot. A few head shots with different poses, then a group shot for a collaborative group of authors launching soon, The Seven. (Follow #TheSeven for more details coming soon on Facebook, Twitter, and...
The “Easy “ Life

The “Easy “ Life

There are times when I understand why authors used to, years ago, simply retreat from the world to do what they loved most: write. The publicity, the marketing, even the personal appearances went away once they reached a certain level of success. I’m on a different...