Many of us writers are good at researching topics in books or online or coming up with cool stuff in our own heads. But there are some instances where we can only get the kind of information we want from talking to an actual human being. This is especially true if we want to know... Continue Reading →
You can go ahead and add the title of "publisher" to my resume. Not that I update my resume anymore. Just sayin'. It's a title I didn't think I'd ever have, mush less aspire to have. Author, journalist, sports writer, editor ... sure, all those titles I expected to have at one point in my... Continue Reading →
Many of you know I left journalism after a 34-year career on Sept. 27 to pursue writing full-time. So, today, Sept. 30, I started doing just that. On my first morning as a full-time writer, not only did I drink coffee and take a walk (during which I found a penny), I also managed to... Continue Reading →
Shout out to my buddy and fellow author, Brad Bott, for sending me this. It's a Leprechaun's Luck card with a four-leaf clover. The quote says "Luck doesn't work that way, lad. You never know when it'll go your way or against you." Brad included a note on a separate card that says "Make your... Continue Reading →
I'm in the midst of answering lots of poignant questions about my books that will be made to make me look good on the Brave Wings magazine website. At least I trust Kyrian Lyndon to do a great job, as she always does. In fact, you should check out her site right now. Go on,... Continue Reading →
I'm excited to be a part of this event. Several of us "pros" will discuss writing, editing, illustrating with kids in the Columbus, Indiana, area on Saturday, April 9.
Over the course of the past 51-plus years, I've done a lot of writing. Much of it has come in the course of my 30 years in journalism. I've also authored a book, transcribed whatever I could recall from my dreams for a period of about 3 years or so, and written poetry and song lyrics... Continue Reading →