A Reason to Live

What do dangerous chlorine gas, an exploding house, and a knife attack mean to you? Hopefully nothing. But for me, these were each experiences that I had growing up with my alcohol-addicted mother. Living with her was like trying to survive in a river of crocodiles. My life was often in danger and it's a … Continue reading A Reason to Live

Mucles like an Ant

Today I got up eager to begin rewriting the epilogue of my new book, JoyRide. I wrote until I was called away from the writing. When I returned, I found that all the work that I put into the revised epilogue had disappeared. I searched the computer's files, thinking it may have gotten misplaced. (Computers … Continue reading Mucles like an Ant

I’m One Step Away from Finishing Strong

Probably the hardest thing I’ve ever done is to write a book. For three and a half years, I’ve labored intensely over creative prose, sentence structure, grammar, and punctuation. Now, several revisions later, I am making arrangements for publication. During this intense season of writing, many things have tried to pull me away from my … Continue reading I’m One Step Away from Finishing Strong