– the next book

Chris and Ann have never met each other but are both on a plane to Los Angeles.  Unfortunately, they will not get there.  The plane crashes, and there is a brilliant light into which some of the passengers are walking.  But Chris and Ann are both certain that they are just not ready to go.  As everyone…

– the writing process – step 5: publishing

Book report, essay contest, published novel, self-published novel, Createspace, kindle, nook, ebook, Smashwords, Goodreads, My Disney Scrapbook 2000-2005 all have something in common.  Step 5: publishing.  What does “publishing” mean?  It means you’re done to whatever degree you have decided is done. The book on the right is my novel Room 317, written piece by…

– amazon breakthrough novel award

At the end of January, when I stopped teaching, I thought about the writing I’ve been promising myself to do for many years.  The first thing I did was put a couple of previously written, poorly written, novels for sale as ebooks.  There’s the Barnes and Noble “nook” and the Amazon Kindle as well as…