Tag Archive | life

Infusing the Classics

While I was working on the first installment in the Horns & Halos series, I decided that I wanted my teenage characters to be reading a book for their Lit class. I remember being in high school/middle school and having to read the classics: To Kill A Mockingbird. A Separate Peace. The Scarlet Letter. And […]

Indie Authors: The Garage Bands Of Our World

Everyone starts at the bottom. On the floor, looking skyward. Being an author is like most professions: you have to work your way up. The journey is different for everyone. Some people go on to have their work picked up by publishing companies. They join a preexisting team that is there to help them with […]

Album Review: Linkin Park’s The Hunting Party

I wasn’t ready. That’s my conclusion about Linkin Park’s latest album, The Hunting Party. For those of you who know this album, you’re probably wondering why I’m writing a review about an album that came out almost a year ago. It’s because I wasn’t ready to listen to The Hunting Party when it was released. […]

Dedication In The Form Of A Broken Ankle

Here is a picture of Chester Bennington – lead singer for the band Linkin Park. This was taken on stage, at a show in Indianapolis recently. For anyone who knows anything about Chester, they know he’s full of energy. He’s like the hamster on the wheel, or the three-year-old who’s had too much sugar – […]

Final Edit

After years of working on my first novel, The Flames Of Guilt, I am finally down to the final edit. This is it. My last chance to catch mistakes, make changes, and tweak my prose and dialogue. The Flames Of Guilt, in its humble beginnings, started out as a fan fiction story. It has since […]

Alice In Wonderland: Getting What We Wanted

While sitting at my desk doing paperwork the other day, my daughter turned on the Disney movie, Alice In Wonderland. Over the years I’ve seen this cartoon many times -and I would have even listed it as one of my favorites from Disney’s immense catalog of feature length cartoons. The Cheshire Cat, Tweedledee and Tweedledum, […]