Here comes the bride – to a bookstore near you

Lehigh Carter, the Mountain Man is back! And this time, he’s pissed. And why wouldn’t he be? The crooked sheriff’s department now has even more partners in crime, and they’ve locke...

Make 2017 Better Than 2016 With Books

2016 sucked, right? And if you’re like me, you want 2017 to turn that around. Well, we can. All we have to do is buy more books. Here are ten reasons why buying more books will make 2017 better ...

Lying in Judgment (novel) coming to life!

It’s coming. The Novel. After ten years of outlining, writing, critiquing, rewriting (even, once, as a play), workshopping, pitching, revising, editing, querying, and waiting for a dying industr...

Why I Write

This short selfie video for The Cantilever Project gives you a look under the hood on what keeps my writing engine going....

Play write vs. Playwright

Playwright, or play writer? That is the question. For most of us who are engaged in this fascinating, collaborative creative exercise, the answer is the latter. Certainly this is true for me. I write ...

Pride goeth before the curtain

Tonight I’m attending a read-thru of my new (draft) play for Fertile Ground. It’s the second time in less than a week, and if this one goes like the first, a talented, experienced group of...

Lessons 14 and 15: Keep telling your story

I’ve spent a good part of the last decade or two helping people improve the technical quality of their writing, be it a novel, memoir, technical document or even just a chart or graph. Elsewhere...