Back to School

  While I have been a lifelong passionate reader, I didn’t much like English classes (or as they are called now, Language Arts) when I was in school. Sure, I would rather have been reading science fiction or fantasy novels than Dickens or Hawthorne or...

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...

Back to the Word Mines

I started writing my first novel (don’t worry – it’s safely trunked on my hard drive) in the summer of 2004. As of today, I am 8,000 words into my twelfth. In the past twelve years, I’ve written upwards of two million words, between novels,...