Writing Advice

Authenticity and Your Writing Voice: Finding Who You Are and What You Have to Say

25 Oct , 2016  

Young writers hear so many writing rules, but they usually boil down to variations on one thing:

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Writing Advice

5 Things I Learned On My Journey to Getting Published

1 Aug , 2016  

This year, my first novel Heartsnare will be published by Lethe Press, and I couldn’t be happier. It’s been a long road to get to this point. Heartsnare has been with me, in some form, for nearly six years, with elements of it even older than that. To say I’ve been dreaming of this would […]

Personal Stuff

The Night Before 29

3 May , 2015  

I watched my Dad laugh today. He laughed so hard he got hiccups, and red of face and crying with happiness, I saw something in him. It’s a secret we keep from no one but ourselves. Defiant of numbers and arrows of time, he’s still young. He still is. There’s a little boy there. And I […]


Let’s Talk About the Times I Have ‘Selfishly’ Thought About Killing Myself

17 Aug , 2014  

I rarely talk in this much depth about something so personal, but after repeatedly reading that Robin Williams was “selfish” or “cowardly” for taking his own life, I felt I had to respond. Click here to go to the article at Care2.com.There is of course a trigger warning on this piece for detailed references to suicidal […]