Welcome to my author site. On this site you can find information about what I have done, and what I am doing as a writer. I will try to periodically post thoughts on various topics related to reading and writing. Be sure to check out my Literary Hall of Fame, where a new inductee will be added from time to time. There is also lots of information about my books - descripitions, samples, a little backstory, and of course, links to where you can buy them. I hope you will enjoy your visit here, and if you are persuaded to buy a book or two, that would be a wonderful event too. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to e-mail me at the address below. Thanks for stopping by.
A long beginning
I started writing my first novel when I was 12. I finished writing my first novel when I was 32. It was a different novel, slightly better than the one began 20 years prior, but still the work of a writer with a long way to go.
To date, I have written six novels, a YA book, and many short stories. Some are published; some are not. I have had a handful of pieces accepted by literary journals; some of them have actually made it to publication. But as far as big agents, or big publishers, taking an interest in my work, well, I'm in the same boat as nearly everyone else on this ocean. That is the boat that drifts from rejection to brush-off and back again. Rather than becoming discouraged, I've spent my energies in the past several years investigating avenues for self-publishing (including ebooks). There is no golden ticket here, but there is hope, which is the single morsel a writer needs to carry on.