Back in Business!

A big thanks to Mad Mike’s for repairing my laptop and getting me back in business in less than two days!! If you’re in the Traverse City area and need computer repairs, check him out. He was able to completely re-image my old hard drive, so no data or programs … Continue reading

More Delays and Technical Issues

I’m afraid my release of The American Scream: Special Edition will be delayed once again. My Toshiba laptop has been pretty reliable for me over the years. And, as with all technology these days, once you start talking in terms of “years”, you can pretty much guarantee your equipment is … Continue reading

Delays and Other Updates

Unfortunately I have to push back the release date of the new version of The American Scream. This past week got away from me and I wasn’t able to put the manuscript together the way I had envisioned it in time. The new release date will be next Friday, November … Continue reading

Introducing “The Author’s Cut”

What is an Author’s Cut, you ask? Well, at the time I sat down to write this post, I had thought it was my own creative term, representing a concept no publisher would’ve come up with in a billion years. Then, realizing there a few original ideas, I Googled “Author’s … Continue reading

“Thornetta: The Musical” Brings Home Two Stage Play Writing Awards

Over a year ago, when my dear friend Bridget Callaghan asked me to help her pen a musical about a wayward angel looking for redemption, I was extremely excited and beyond flattered. It was a simple but beautiful story idea that had been discussed within her family for many years, … Continue reading

The Twelve Year Novel Revisited

This past summer, I went into great detail on my blog site about my long unfinished novel, Such a Dreamer, and the journey and reasons why—after twelve years since its inception—I had still not completed it. If you didn’t get to read this three part series, which will give you … Continue reading

The American Scream Cover Part Deux

As I had promised in my post “Twenty Little Angels Above Newtown,” I have changed the cover for my satirical short story, The American Scream. Granted it took a lot longer for me to get around to it with so much going on around the holidays, but I knew I … Continue reading

Get Creative…WHILE YOU STILL HAVE TIME!!!

Tomorrow is 12-21-12, or as the Mayans had predicted, the END OF THE WORLD!!! But, if you’re one of my many creative friends, you probably can’t go out with so many creative ideas swirling around your screwed up little mind. I know that I can’t. So, my friends, I challenge … Continue reading

Entertainment for the End of the World

According to the Mayans, the end of the world is only two days away, so if you haven’t prepared your End of the World To-Do list, you’d better start it now. To help prepare you for your final plans—which could range from efforts to secure your place in the afterlife … Continue reading

Twenty Little Angels Above Newtown

In the past fifteen years, certain schools have become more identified with a single tragic event, than for all of their good and accomplishments: Columbine, Virginia Tech, and now Sandy Hook. I don’t have to explain what happened in those locations—you already know. There are others—at least seven major school … Continue reading