Who do you want to be in 2021?

Let’s be realistic here, 2020 was not fun, it sucked, it made me think of negative stuff from my past. But it’s almost over. Thank God for that. The question is, what does 2021 hold for me? The same thing it holds for you. A new beginning. Look. Covid-19 doesn’t have to ruin your life.Continue reading “Who do you want to be in 2021?”

A Look back. And a Look Ahead.

It’s Christmas Eve, and it’s been far too long since I last wrote anything on this blog. In the meantime, I felt, on the eve of my vacation down to Florida tomorrow, I’d write something I hope will be useful. As for my trip to Florida, it will be my first time back in theContinue reading “A Look back. And a Look Ahead.”

Finding a job that defines you.

It’s a tough one. Some of us love our jobs while others are just using them to get that all-important paycheck. So what’s a professional to do? I’ll admit it, I’m lucky. I work for a company that values my writing and editing skills, I use it to motivate me when I come home toContinue reading “Finding a job that defines you.”

Why artists should get out more.

As a writer I know the stereotypes that come with the territory. That writers need to be holed up in some dark room writing until our brains fall out of our heads. Nothing could be further from the truth. Honestly, if you’re a writer or any other type of artist churning out work for funContinue reading “Why artists should get out more.”

What influences you?

As a writer I get asked this question a lot: “What influences you?” Well many things actually: family, upbringing, favorite shows, etc. In my experiences, most of the writers I know were influenced the most during their childhood. These experiences, combined with other occurrences along the way helped shape their writing skills. I would sayContinue reading “What influences you?”

Using the holidays to improve yourself

Happy Holidays! Those two words are even more powerful than you think. Most associate it with fussy shopping and unwanted stress in meeting those pesky relatives you’d rather not see, but the holidays can be so much more than that. Really! If you’re stressed out in your work life, or just at life in general,Continue reading “Using the holidays to improve yourself”

When adversity strikes Authors

As many of you know, I’ve been working on my latest novel, The Leopard Apocalypse, which is the 3rd and penultimate novel in the Leopard King Saga, my flagship Historical Fantasy series. I’m coming to the very end of editing, and nearing the stage where I send the book out for beta-reading before sending theContinue reading “When adversity strikes Authors”

What are your Fall Writing Plans?

Well Summer is almost over (bummer, right?) and with that the hot, humid writing days. Things are looking up for me. I recently got hired as a Technical Writer for a Defense Contractor and am looking forward to my first day at work this week. But what about you? Now that summer is over whatContinue reading “What are your Fall Writing Plans?”

The long, and painful road to success

I must admit, these past few days have been pure ecstasy for me. Especially today, June 12th, 2018 when the entire city of my hometown, Washington D.C. created a spectacle honoring the achievement of its hockey club, the Washington Capitals, who won the Stanley Cup, the holy grail of North American Hockey, that has beenContinue reading “The long, and painful road to success”

What are your Summer 2018 Plans?

Well with Winter 2017-18 in the books, and Spring moving along, we can all start looking to Summer 2018. I’m now working on the Outline For the 4th and final book of my Leopard King Saga series, The Leopard Resurrection. In addition, I’ll soon begin the arduous process of edited Book 3, The Leopard Apocalypse.Continue reading “What are your Summer 2018 Plans?”