2016 Writers’ Police Academy: A Recap

A week ago, I had the pleasure of attending my first Writers’ Police Academy (WPA) in Green Bay, Wisconsin.  While I’m not going to do a blow-by-blow account of the weekend (blood spatter, helicopters, and Spice Girls … oh my!), here’s a rundown of the who, what, and would I return to the WPA? What […]

Adventures in Editing: In One Sitting

A little back story, after several years of toiling, I finished a SFD draft of After Life (AL) in July 2015.  I let it set on the back burner until March 2016 and have started the process of editing in earnest.  Adventures in Editing is an occasional feature that chronicles the travails of trying to […]


I guess if I had a spirit animal in the writing world (beyond the grumpy feline that’s in the picture above), it would be a snail.  Because it’s February and I don’t have much of a (personal) word count to show for it.  Writing is a marathon and not a sprint, but I still need […]

Friday Fare: It’s on the Internet … must be true

Friday Fare is a round up of my “best of” when it comes to Internet links that I’ve read this week. Enjoy! There were a couple things I read that got elevated to “Post-It” status on my desk this week.  Sure, I had to unearth said Post-It from my desktop, but these items were important […]