So, I write books. Sometimes I do it in beautiful isolation, locked away with my own thoughts, ready to make my own mistakes and claim my own victories. Sometimes I write with this Craig A. Hart fellow, trying my best to keep pace with him, but really just doing enough work so that I can … Continue reading Regarding the Cleanup of Old Business
On September 25 of this year I began the twenty-third chapter of my work in progress. I had a feeling then that there was a chance it might be a tough one. It was not the first such chapter in recent history. In the second book of my Cleanup Crew series, The Count of Carolina, … Continue reading When it Feels Like Work
Here's what's happening in frigid Central New York at present! First of all, my new pup Miles has nearly doubled in size since we got him. He may have doubled in cuteness as well. I'm less sure about that because I don't have an accurate tool to measure cuteness. I guess I'll let you decide. … Continue reading Things That Need To Happen
If anyone truly follows this blog, then you'll probably realize that my latest novel, The Count of Carolina, was released on September 4, with pretty much no peeps from me. There were a number of reasons for this non-peepitude, not the least of which was the fact that the first book in the series, the venerable Beauty … Continue reading Whew!
Nicole Porter will soon be back in another exciting Cleanup Crew novel, but you can have more, and you can have it now! How about a free Nicole Porter short story, just for joining my mailing list? Click the image or the link below and do it now! Sign Up! Get Your Story! The … Continue reading Free Short Story
The Count of Carolina has been sent off to the publisher. Think I'll take a few days off. Then I'll start book three.
I didn't anticipate writing this. Certainly not tonight/this early morning, and probably not at all. I've been working on my new book, The Count of Carolina, for a while now. I'd have to open the file and check it's original creation date to tell you exactly how long, and I'm feeling rather lazy. It is 2:15 … Continue reading Unexpected Progress
I gave this blog entry a title which many people will recognize immediately as a quote from one of the great philosophers of our time, Mr. Willy Wonka. I did that because I'm talking about fixing things, about making them right. When I write a book, before even my advance readers get their hands on … Continue reading “Strike that… reverse it.”