Author Events

This year has been an adventure of author appearances for me. I’ve been to three events at the local library (with a fourth scheduled for next month), I did a signing and writing workshop over the summer at the local Barnes and Noble for their first annual B-Fest for...

Our dog and the passive voice

  “What happened to your dog’s eye?” We were at the dog park and Mya was running around like the year-old high energy pup she is when the 7 year old son of another dog owner asked the question. “What happened to your dog’s...

The Science of Superpowers

Writers have a kind of superpower. We’re illusionists, of a sort. But where a magician invites your disbelief—indeed, taunts it from you with tricks—a writer conjures coherent fantasy from your mind, just as a laser emits coherent light. A story drafted with art...

What Andy’s Up To

It’s October! Which means, it’s officially time to get your NaNo WriMo project prepped! For the uninitiated, “NaNo WriMo” (or sometimes just “NaNo”) is shorthand for National Novel Writing Month, which a big push to complete fifty thousand words of novel in the month...