Tag Archives: Signs of Struggle

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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A most sincere thank you

I just want to take a moment and thank each of you who purchased any version whatsoever of my debut novel, Signs of Struggle. I just received my first-ever royalty check from a publisher and I am humbled and happy. … Continue reading

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Wonder as I wander

Sunday, February 3rd, was teh 54th anniversary of the deaths of Buddy Holly, The Big Bopper (J.P. Richardson of “Chantilly Lace” fame), and Richie Valens (“Donna,” “La Bamba,” etc.).  They were killed in a plane crash in Iowa, where I … Continue reading

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On my way to where I need to be

John Irving once wrote that he spent half his life revising. I can relate, with multiple revisions made on my first novel, Signs of Struggle, before I turned it loose. SOS is the first of a series of mystery novels … Continue reading

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Living the Dream

I have heard others who are enjoying their lives say they are “living a dream.” The kid who works hard and makes it to the big leagues, the starving artist who begins to make a living with her art, the … Continue reading

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Socially Signing Signs of Struggle

There’s an enormous, hugely-exciting, and breathtaking social EVENT taking place this Saturday afternoon in Greenville, South Carolina, from 4-6 PM at Fiction Addiction, the best bookstore east of the Mississippi River. And, in a moment of shameful self-promotion, I must … Continue reading

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Signs of Struggle Sequel….

Some writer once said that there is real fear when beginning to write something new. There is that blank page, or screen, and nothing to build on. Just the author and the idea and all that can be, or not. … Continue reading

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