Category Archives: Writing

Moving Right Along

Recently, I took my 12-years-old Honda Accord to the dealer to have a dead headlight and a failed brake light replaced.  The technician said it would take about an hour, so I just turned over the key, and retired to … Continue reading

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Agent Unawares (For Now)

For all practical purposes, I have finished the “big” novel I’ve been writing to you all about.  Thirty-eight chapters ast it turns out, thoroughly reviewed, critiqued, and edited by my stellar book concierge, and studied by my writers group, “The … Continue reading

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Taking a Page from Stephen King

Some famous author once said that when a writer finishes writing their novel, a sort of depression sets in, not unlike the postpartum blues women suffer from right after having a baby. I can’t relate to postpartum depression, nor can … Continue reading

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A Writer’s Wednesday

In my previous offering, I wrote about what it’s like, a little, as a full time writer. I also alluded to the fact that I was about to write the final chapter of my most recent novel, which would have … Continue reading

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Tomorrow may be Hell

I mentioned in an earlier blog that I was going to write series of postings about my work as a writer.  I have published the first two novels in the Thomas O’Shea series with #3 to published, I’m told, in … 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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Everyday is #WritingWednesday

Soon I will be a full-time writer which, frankly, scares the crap out of me.  As I phase out, over the next few months, my time as a professor, I will be face to face with what I always wanted … Continue reading

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