Random Book Review: The Immortal Irishman
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  Every once in a while, I’ll read a biography that ignites a fire of interest in my soul. The protagonist’s life experiences, thoughts and ideas keep rolling around in my mind, sometimes for months. Bits of his or her … Read More

Turn It Over: Back Cover Art
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I am fortunate. I’ve had the pleasure of working with two amazing graphic artists in the years I’ve been publishing my stories. A ton of work goes into the front covers because in this digital age of ours, that’s what gets seen. … Read More

5 Best Things about Mr. Knightley
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I’m currently immersed in Jane Austen’s Emma as I try to finish my current WIP, a 1970s adaptation of our beloved authoress’s fourth published novel. It’s daunting work, as the original contains intricacies of dialogue, characterization and plot that are simply genius, … Read More

Planting Seeds
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(This is a re-post of a blog I wrote 5 years ago today.) Maybe it’s the time of year. Maybe it’s the sad state of my yard. Maybe it’s the sight of tulips blooming and redbuds flowering. Maybe it’s the … Read More

England 2015: Out and About
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(Part 2 of a 3-part blog series on my trip to England last month – in case you missed it, here is Part 1) The first half of my jaunt into England was spent away from the big city: Bath … Read More

Jane’s Footsteps
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I’ve been busy. Generally, being busy is a good thing, and I’ve always had a lot to do: my full-time day job, my writing, a few hobbies, my home and my family. But lately I’ve been teetering on that edge … Read More