Tag Archives: Iowa

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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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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Baby It’s Cold Inside

Today I emailed back and with a friend from high school days who currently lives in Dubuque, Iowa.  He mentioned that he was supposed to be in Des Moines today for a presentation (he works for the ACT people) and … Continue reading

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Tee-Totaler

I have reached my limit on t-shirts. I finally paid attention to why my t-shirt drawer was so stuffed, as was the other t-shirt drawer. Not counting white t-shirts that I wear under regular shirts with collars, I have 15, … Continue reading

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