Category Archives: Signs of Struggle

Have Yourself an O’Shea Christmas

Now that Thanksgiving Day is past, and so is Black Friday and Cyber Monday, you will continue to be deluged with ads on TV and radio extolling all the “perfect Christmas gifts” for your loved ones.  Everything is “that perfect … Continue reading

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Writing Wednesday Writer’s Plug

Now that Memorial Day is over and June is here, many of you are planning vacations – to the beach, to the mountains, to the back yard.  When that happens, a grand old American tradition is to get one’s hands … Continue reading

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Books, not Guns

In still another instance of shameless self-promotion, let me say that, since it’s Christmas, and that’s the time of the year that people purchase gifts for other people, would you consider picking up either of my novels, Signs of Struggle … Continue reading

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My Writing Process

This week, I’m participating in a blog tour for writers.  Each writer answers four questions about their writing and tags a few more authors to do the same next week.  I’d like to thank Barbara V. Evers of  http://aneclecticmuse.blogspot.com who tagged … Continue reading

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Keeping Tabs on Thomas

It’s a good feeling to finish something that took nearly six months, and to be pleased with it. I’m talking about completing the sequel to Signs of Struggle, my debut novel in the general fiction field. I had no intention … Continue reading

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The ladies, they love me (or, more accurately, Thomas)

In the last few days I’ve had two very interesting people provide observations on my debut novel, Signs of Struggle. They are both female, astute, interesting, and opinionated. They are also well-read. One is twelve years old and the other … Continue reading

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More than just the page numbers

I was in the crowd when my friend, Will Shakespeare said, ‘Things done well and with care, exempt themselves from fear.’ We were friends back then, poaching deer after school; that is, when he wasn’t sneaking off to Anne Hathaway’s … Continue reading

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