- It all started with Jurassic Park (hence the T-Rex in the header). That novel introduced me to the wonder of books. A dinosaur story led me to the written world of Michael Crichton and I've been a reader ever since. Then, in 2009, I was encouraged to write my story - a memoir of my days as a college football player. Excited about the destination but intimidated by the journey, I sat in front of my computer, the only one awake in my sleeping house, and began Discovering Writing. More...
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My poor mini van is riding on it’s rear axle due to the weight of 1000 copies of Seasons sitting in the back. In case you are wondering, that’s 867 pounds of books! I should probably get those out. … Continue reading
I know it’s cliché, but it’s time for my December 10th Resolution. I have a habit of reading multiple books at the same time. Not literally of course, that would be confusing. But I’ll have a few spines cracked and … Continue reading
I’ve been a lazy writer. Too often I let spellchecker serve as my proofreader and subsequently publish some foolish errors. I’m sure the seasoned writers will find this revelation a bit elementary, but I needed to learn it so I … Continue reading
I found this quote snooping around Charles Martin’s blog and added it to my Writing Wisdom page. “Of the six million species on the planet, only man makes language. Words. What’s more—in evidence of the Divine—we string these symbols together … Continue reading
Good songwriting is hard. Sure, I can make a couple of sentences rhyme, and I can even imagine a rhythm, but a songwriter I am not, at least not yet. Actually, I don’t know that I’ll ever aspire to such … Continue reading
Don’t buy the myth that writing is easy. It’s not. I heard one author say, “Writing is like giving birth to barbed wire.” Others say writing is 5 percent inspiration and 95 percent perspiration. Books that were easy to write … Continue reading
The reasons I share this are: 1) I think Randy is an author worth taking your time to read and 2) I won the give away when they reached 15,000 fans! They sent me autographed copies of all of his … Continue reading
I have so much I want to write, but alas I also have other things to occupy my thoughts. A good friend of ours won a nationwide contest and received a service dog for their son who has autism. Keep … Continue reading