Category Archives: Writing

When The Story Starts Writing Itself

I love it when the story starts writing itself. I don’t mean that there’s some poltergeist, frightening, thunder and lightning type stuff going on. No voodoo whodoo. But there’s definitely divine inspiration, faith explained forces, spiritual connections, some plug from … Continue reading

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Cake Baking and Book Making – Review of FICTION WRITING MODES by Mike Klaassen

Novel writing is similar to baking a cake. You start off with an idea of what you’re going to make and at the end, if you’ve done your job, you wind up with something pretty sweet. But it’s the middle … Continue reading

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THE VERY IMPORTANT POINT: My review of The Call of the Writer’s Craft: Writing and Selling the Book Within by Tom Bird

I read this book really to broaden my horizon on book marketing. However, as I traveled through the pages (or screens since I read the ebook) I was reintroduced to a love for creativity. I was reawakened to the love … Continue reading

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Come On Book Two! My Review of RENAISSANCE (THE NORA WHITE STORY) by Yecheilyah Ysrayl

Nora White is a recent high school graduate searching for herself, trying to find her voice. A seed looking for the right environment. It’s not the family farm, not the acres that provide food and establish ownership. It’s not the … Continue reading

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Excerpt from my upcoming novel “SIMON’S SPLINTER”

A haunting darkness hovered above the streets of London. Bleak shadows crept over damp cobblestones and Graham could hear slow and menacing footfalls off in the distance. Where in the world had Aisha sent him? And why in the world … Continue reading

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Excerpt from Book 2 of my upcoming Stephen Stone Trilogy

Clive reached inside his satchel. Stuffed among legal papers, there was a .38 caliber pistol he wasn’t going to use and a pack of Winstons. He retrieved a cigarette and slid the filter between his lips. He lit it, savored … Continue reading

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Hustling Backwards (A review of “Exodus: A Requiem For Jacob Forlorn” by Lazarus Infinity)

“I use Grammarly for proofreading because typos are my foes.” Have you ever walked backwards for long periods of time? Better yet, have you ever run in reverse with no vision of the obstructions that could surely trip you up? … Continue reading

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