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Until the Next Time... · 2W ago

EPIC Finalist

I hope you don't mind me tooting my own horn but I was notified this week that my novel, "Old Ways and New Days," is a finalist in the 2017 EPIC eBooks Awards category of contemporary fictio...
Until the Next Time... · 1M ago

Justin Hayward -- Wind of Heaven Tour

I spent an enchanted evening on Valentine's Day, attending Justin Hayward's "Wind of Heaven Tour," at the Lexington Opera House.Hayward, along with virtuoso guitarist Mike Dawes and multi-ta...
Until the Next Time... · 1M ago

Progress Report -- Manuscript Completed

My work in progress is a completed manuscript. It's now in the hands of my editor.Since my last post, the manuscript went through two more reviews involving editing, spell check, minor rewri...
Until the Next Time... · 1M ago

Progress Report -- Sixth Draft Completed

I thought I would be completed with my manuscript by now.  My first self-imposed deadline was December 31. Then January 31. Now it's February 9 and I'm still not finished. But almost.If ever...
Until the Next Time... · 1M ago

Progress Report -- Fifth Draft Completed

It's Groundhog Day in the United States, and I've completed the fifth draft of my boomer lit manuscript.This is not Punxsutawney PhilI'm not sure what the connection is, other than Punxsutaw...
Until the Next Time... · 1M ago

Progress Report -- Fourth Draft Completed

I've finished the fourth draft of my work in progress. I believe my self-imposed deadline of Jan. 31 is an achievable goal. The manuscript is nearly 92,000 words; an increase of about 5k aft...
Until the Next Time... · 2M ago

Exercising Constitutional Rights

I'm somewhat amazed, perhaps a bit befuddled, by those who have a problem with people protesting the election of Donald Trump as president. It's especially disheartening when it comes from b...
Until the Next Time... · 2M ago

Progress Report -- Third Draft Completed

I've now completed three drafts of my manuscript. Please hold the applause because I'm only about halfway through the process of turning a story into a published novel.The third rewrite adde...
Until the Next Time... · 2M ago

Progress Report -- Second Draft Completed

It took me nearly seven weeks, but I've completed the second draft of the sequel to "Old Ways and New Days." I have the standard excuses for taking so long in going over the manuscript -- ho...
Until the Next Time... · 2M ago

Looking Ahead in 2017

As I wrote in my previous post, 2016 wasn't the best of years for me in terms of writing. And there were a few other events that didn't help matters.But 2016 is history. Now it's time to for...