Monthly Archives: May 2012

Stand up! Sit Down! Drive, drive, drive!

I have not forgotten you, dear readers. I just spent the last week polishing the entire Signs of Struggle novel that will be coming out in the autumn. Over three hundred pages. Nothing major, really, but some minor, yet needed, touches. … Continue reading

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Synopsis of Signs of Struggle

Writing is hard, at least it is for me. The first piece I ever sold was to Reader’s Digest a long, long time ago. It was an article about how, as young boys, my friends and I tried to sneak baseballs from … Continue reading

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Have keyboard, will travel

It’s not often that one’s labor of love is also his profession. I am in that position now (finally!) as a college professor and soon-to-be-published novelist (more on that in my next post). But I’ve always had great expectations about what path … Continue reading

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Low Moor Love Song

            Her name was Eleanor, and I loved her.  It was a secret love and sacred, a love from afar, ardor aflame.  I decided to reveal my feelings to her, and more.  I would propose marriage, an act I did not … Continue reading

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