June 15, 2018
man writing alone who needs to build a writing network

6 Ways for Writers to Build a Support Network

Writing can be a lonely job. From research to plotting to the writing itself. (Not to mention revisions.) But that doesn’t mean you have to go it […]
January 14, 2015

Teaching Through All Obstacles

Ask readers to list the top five reasons that will cause them to walk away from a book, and one of them is guaranteed to be […]
January 4, 2015

Welcome!

Whether you’re already published or just starting down the winding road of writing, I hope you’ll find something useful at this site. Specializing in novels and […]
June 18, 2013

I am living my childhood dream

When I was a kid, I alternately told my friends I wanted to be a detective or a scientist when I grew up, or possibly a […]
January 31, 2013

Revision Workshop with Tallahassee Authors Network

Thanks to the wonderful writers at Tallahassee Authors Network (TAN) for inviting me to present a workshop on writing and revision. The focus of the workshop […]
September 6, 2012

New Story Creation Workshops Underway!

Do you have an idea for a story but can’t figure out how to make it into a novel? Have you already written a novel but […]
August 23, 2012

Interview with Debut Author Laura Lascarso

Laura Lascarso’s debut novel, COUNTING BACKWARDS (Atheneum, ISBN: 1442406909), hit bookshelves last week.The novel tells the story of 16-year-old Taylor Truwill. Strong-willed and troubled, she wants […]
June 25, 2012

Need inspiration? Just look to teen writers.

Last Wednesday I had the pleasure to lead a writing exercise at the Leon County library with a group of teens from the Palmer Monroe Teen […]
June 3, 2012

5 Things Writers Can Learn from the World Cup

The recent international soccer game in Jacksonville got me thinking about the World Cup games, the consuming passion for them around the world, and what we […]