Visiting Cincinnati: Part 1

Last weekend, I went out of town.

For anyone who knows me, sometimes that in itself is a feat.  But you can hold the applause.  It really isn’t all that big of a deal.  To be honest, I have no problem leaving town.  It’s just getting me going that is a pain.

This time, though, I had a reason and a destination in mind: Cincinnati.  Home of my sister, her husband, and my one-and-only nephew.   Read more


It Feels Like A Countdown

Here’s the thing:

I kinda have issues when it comes to starting any new story.  By that, I mean that I probably just procrastinate way too much. But there’s a process that I seem to follow every time.  Read more

Interview with Up-and-Coming Author Nicholas Hughes

Hey Everybody! Several weeks ago, the fantastic Rachael Ritchey interviewed me. Check it out!

Rachael Ritchey

Hey all! It’s been a while since I’ve done an interview, and I was finally able to rope my good friend and fellow author Nicholas Hughes into spending some quality time with us. PLUS we get a bonus today.

I’m not kidding! It’s a real live bonus you haven’t seen anywhere else.

What is it? Well, it’s the one thing many authors tend to want to hide. No. I’m not talking about clutter in your cupboards or the dirty clothes under your bed . . . or even the plethora of half-finished stories trashing stacked neatly on your desk.

I’ve known Nicholas, at least in the online world wide web sense, for about three years now. It’s crazy when I think about it, but in all that time this is the only picture he’s ever shared with us:


And of course, when he, J.A. Merkel and I were discussing our newly…

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Self-Indulgent Nonsense

If you hadn’t noticed, I’ve been gone for a couple of weeks.  Yours truly finally got out of the neighborhood and went on a vacation.  It was a blast, just K and I in a car, driving across several states, and doing all that touristy stuff.  But now I’m back to the real world and that means work.

But doesn’t feel the same.

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