A bit of good news from my agent as we slide toward the Thanksgiving holiday – she has sent the proposal and manuscript for “The Man Who Loved Elephants” to a handful of editors, with a December 8 deadline. So it begins! This is… Continue Reading “A Change in Perspective”
Ah, those good intentions about blogging regularly. How quickly they can evaporate! In my defense, it’s been a bit of an emotional roller-coaster around here. Our dear old cat-boy, Tuna, is coming to the end of his road. Our dog, Holly, has developed seizures… Continue Reading “Playing Catch-Up”
It’s long been my dream to participate in a reading/signing at Bank Square Books in Mystic, CT. THIS is what an independent bookstore is all about! Well, last night my dream came true, in company with some of the finest writers I know. Many… Continue Reading “One For The Record Books”
That question is obviously directed toward my fellow wordsmiths, but I suppose it could be modified to fit anyone in possession of an art or skill that periodically feels like a millstone around their neck. When I was writing as an amateur–submitting stories to fanzines,… Continue Reading “Did You Ever Wish You Weren’t A Writer?”
My fellow writers and I will be reading from our anthology “Tricks and Treats: A Collection of Spooky Stories by Connecticut Authors” at the 100 North Main Street branch of the Manchester Library on Monday, October 24, from 6:30 to 8. We are also… Continue Reading “Ghostly Appearances”
I’ve done a bit of traveling over the past year, mostly to the west coast of the U.S., and mostly to Oregon to visit Roger Henneous, who is my dear friend as well as the subject of my latest book, “The Man Who Loved… Continue Reading “This Summer’s Elephant-Sized Adventure”
From left to right: John Valeri (holding a copy of our anthology TRICKS AND TREATS), moi, Ryanne Strong (aka Terry George), and Stacey Longo. Thanks to everyone who joined us last night – October 18 – at Bentley Memorial Library in Bolton, CT for… Continue Reading “A Good Time Had By All”
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