I love writing. I hate writing. I love the ideas that compel me to create something. I hate those ideas when they hit a wall I cannot overcome. I love words, and choosing the right word for the sentence. I hate words because no one has a decent vocabulary anymore. I love fountain pens and … Read moreIt Aint That!
Rainy Days by William Gensburger I don’t believe it was nothing, he said. Somehow things had changed. One moment, so much a part of everything and the next, so far removed. It was as if she had never been there at all. It was, he thought, Like a breeze after a storm, when you only … Read moreRainy Days
Sure, I got your attention with my flamboyant headline, but are you really here for that? We live in a society where there is a gym on every corner and yet over seventy-percent of the populace are overweight or obese. We live in a society with a church on every corner and yet everywhere you … Read moreSins of the Irrelevant Sailor
The reviews keep coming in and they are OUTSTANDING! If you have considered buying a book this summer and are looking for a cozy mystery that you will enjoy, keep you turning pages, and an excellent ending leaving you wanting more, then you WILL NOT BE DISAPPOINTED! And book two, The Extremist, continues the story … Read moreOutstanding reviews for Texas Dead
The very word ‘social media’ implies a communal, or even a global bonding online where each person can share their lives in a meaningful way, hold discussions on topics, offering all sides a chance at expression. After all, we are living in the United States of America where freedom of speech and expression is a … Read moreThere’s No Vaccine for the Social Media Virus
It’s not often that I second-guess choices made, usually having well-researched them beforehand. In this case, the title selected was ‘American Dead‘ keeping with the theme of the first book. That said, it quickly became apparent that the title and the cover could be misconstrued to be negative of Americans, and of the military, especially … Read moreMaxie, Book 2: ‘The Extremist’
It’s impossible. Every day I receive a seemingly endless supply of special offers directed at me promising me riches, inheritances, special business proposals, and more. Some of these are more personal, addressed to “my dearest” with sad tales of death and demise wrapped up in their special handling of estates worth many millions of dollars, … Read moreIt’s Impossible….
For me this started as an attempt to get to know my great grandfather, who is long dead before I was born. He was an interesting character, with an interesting background, who somehow managed to make something big for himself and his immediate family. In the course of finding out things about one’s past, you … Read moreTruth versus Fiction. A Tough One.
SPOILER ALERT: I will be discussing the season 8 finale of ‘The Blacklist’ from a WRITING POV. If you have not watched it, please stop reading now because I would hate to hurt your feelings over this. Let’s talk THE BLACKLIST Season 8 finale. This is a terrific writer exercise, and my comments are focused … Read moreIT’S A SMALL WORD (The Blacklist), AFTER ALL….