A Pleasurable Chore

Normally, once one of my books is published, I don’t go back and read it. By the time it is on the market, I’ve read it at least two dozen times or more during the writing, editing and proofreading. If nothing else, I like to think I know what’s on the pages. Two...

Thanks for the Ratings

While most authors (including this one) claim they write for themselves, the reality is that we like to share what our imaginations produce. And, we want them to be read and liked. Probably, the best way to learn what others think is through the reviews by...

An F for Creativity

Everyday, emails show up in either my inbox or junk folder from lord only knows who with interesting subject lines. Here are some of them and comments in the italics are mine: Business proposal. Really, as if I am going to respond to an unsolicited proposal from a...

Life’s Changing Conversations

Ever notice that as you get older, the nature/topics of your conversations with other adults changes. For example, when you are in college, its all about the opposite sex, grades (how good or how to stay in school), booze, parties, and if you are into them, sports and...

Which of Your Kids Do You Like Best?

Often people stopping by my table and looking at the six books ask me “Which one is my favorite book?” That’s a tough one to answer because it is akin to asking a parent who is his or her favorite child?   The flippant answer is that I like them all! So after saying...

Why I sit at a Kroger All Weekend…

No, I am not held captive at a Kroger for eight hours a day and forced to shop. As noted in an earlier post, I’m at selected local, as in DFW Metro Area Krogers part of their regional author program. I’m not sure if it is available outside Texas and joining it seemed...