Mark This Day!


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I’m ecstatic and genuinely amazed. I mean, I was pretty sure I could do it. Mostly. But then there were those two previous false starts that never made it past the halfway points. Not encouraging. And there were a couple of long periods where I thought every sentence I wrote was absolute garbage. Dark times. And, of course, just about every day I experience at least five minutes where I’m utterly convinced I was absolutely insane to quit my well-paying, work-from-home day-job in order to

Success and What it Means to Me


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This month, as the weeks wind down on my day-job and I get closer and closer to that sweet, sweet freedom, I’ve been thinking a lot about goals. Not the daily word counts or mastery of various story-telling skills type of goals. The big ones. What is my greatest hope as an author? What is the achievement I could reach that would make me pause and and think, “Holy shit, this is everything I could have imagined!” Bunny has made his goals for me shamelessly

Days Like Today


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Days like today are the reason I’m sure I’ve made the right decision to pursue this author business. Writing can be hard. It can be down right torturous at times. But when you find the right story, the right characters, and everything is flowing so smoothly, to the point where it feels like it’s already written and you just have to transfer it to the keyboard. . . it’s euphoric. I’ve already written nearly 4K words today (coming to a total of over 9K in