Passion, Hardship and Blessings

I was lucky today. I woke up at 4:30 am, a full two hours before my alarm would have woken me, and I couldn’t get back to sleep. Why in the heck would I say that’s a good thing? Well, I couldn’t sleep because I was excited to start my day. I was excited to get up and go to …

How I Write Every Day with Writer’s Block Pro and Cold Turkey

Hey folks, just a quick progress update for you today. I can say that the first draft of Running on Empty has reached the half way marker, and my lofty goal is to complete the first pass by the end of May. How, you might ask? Well, I’ve made some changes in my life. First, I’ve started using a program …

Running on Empty – Nightmares

Below is a scene that I’ve been thinking about a lot lately. It’s entirely unedited and might change quite a bit before it’s finished. Heck, it might not even make it into the book. For now, though… I hope you enjoy.   They were coming. Sharp and dark, mindless and hungry, they were coming. Guttural snarls and screeches predicated the …

Breakdown Season 2: Mid-season break..

Just a quick announcement to let you all know that Breakdown Season 2 is going on a mid-season break. I want to take a couple of months to explore the Running on Empty setting, and finish the first full novel featuring Preacher, Ghost, and some new friends. I’m not leaving ‘Breakdown’ for good, though, and plan on picking it back …

Dear Parents at the Park..

Dear Parents at the Park, I’m sorry that we didn’t introduce ourselves when we ran into you the other day. We wanted to. Honestly. Our hearts pounded and our minds raced when we looked up to see you and your beautiful little girl heading down the sidewalk to join us. We were excited -thrilled even- to see a little girl …