Launching My Dog

Dobby the dog Book Launch

  This past Sunday, I launched a book about my dog. The book (entitled He Found Me) tells the story of the special little pup I rescued while living in Panama. Unlike other book launches I’ve done, I didn’t take […]

Writers: Dare to feel life deeply

  Memorable writing is provocative writing. It challenges our thinking; it creates emotional swells. Memorable writing puts us in a place and allows us to see, smell, touch, taste the surroundings. We’re there. We’re feeling the feels. We’re inside the […]

An Open Letter to George R. R. Martin

Dear Mr. Martin, With the next season of Game of Thrones (GOT) around the corner, I’ve been thinking a lot about dragons and wildfire and tiny not-quite-adults who kick a lot of ass. And I’ve been thinking about you. You’re […]

Book Review: Térata by Michael O’Leary

Térata book cover, by Michael O’Leary When I read a monster book, I look for just the right amount of gore, mystery, and (in many cases) empathy with the beast. Térata, by Michael O’Leary, delivers all of that…except there are […]