Category Archives: literary

What is Happening Lately

I have been busy lately, partly writing a couple of short stories while they were still fresh in my mind. I got a little more enthused about writing short stories since I had a couple accepted for IUN’s Literary Magazine coming out in May. Besides, I sometimes enjoy the idea of having an idea carry […]

My Book Is Out

Well finally my book is out. I wrote “In The Company of Legends” last year for Nanowrimo.com, which holds a contest every year to write a 50 thousand -word book in the month of November. This book is the result of accepting the challenge. The basic story is about a major leaguer that has trouble […]

What’s Happening

I’ve been planning my next book for Nanowrimo in 2007. It will be my third attempt. After writing the first two books about Baseball more or less I decided to take on another genre and do a science fiction book.  It will be sort of Star Wars meets Pirates of the Caribbean kind of thing. […]

It Was 40 Years Ago Today

I was going to write about something else until I heard on the news that it was 40 tears ago, today, that the Beatles released Sgt. Peppers Lonely Heart Club Band album. I was a musical breakthrough for both the Beatles and for popular music. The recording studio became an art lab and The Beatles […]

Passing Of A Legend

This morning I woke to the news that the author Kurt Vonnegut had died. He had always been one of my favorite authors when I was younger. I had read many of his books, including “Slaughterhouse Five” and “Cat’s Cradle.” His works were satirical in nature and held a hefty amount of cynicism. While I […]

Look Before You Leap

As I have mentioned before I have been in the process of trying to find an agent for my writing, especially my last novel, “In The Company of Legends.” I had one lead that seemed promising and pursued it. Lo and behold, I received an offer of representation. But there was a catch. The agency […]

Another 50 Word Novel

I thought I’d offer you another 50 Word Novel. Since it’s Easter, here’s one with a little religion thrown in. Nun’s Night Out Sr. Hilda and Sr. Clare had never been In a Wal-Mart. “Lord, bless us,” cried Sr. Clare. She knew she had been blessed. She thought she had died and went straight to […]

Chomping On A Few Things

Well, this is the start of spring. The weather got warmer around here, just in time for the new season. Reflecting on winter, I don’t really think it was all bad. Yeah, we had a cold stretch in February, but I remember worse. It remember winters where we had weeks of below freezing temps, some […]

A Little Update

A few weeks ago, I sent a query to a literary agent about the book that I wrote last year, In The Company Of Legends.  About a day or two later I received an e-mail reply that they were interested in my proposal and to send them a couple of chapters for them to further […]