Tag Archives: Thomas O’Shea

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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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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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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Silly Lily

I am working on the final revision of Thomas O’Shea novel #3 in the series. It’s called, The Face on the Other Side. I try to write mornings and attend to other things in the afternoons. Things like yard work, … Continue reading

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I’m afflicted

One of my goals this Spring Break was to finish the first draft of novel #3 in the Thomas O’Shea series. Just a few chapters, going back a bit and making minor revisions, forging ahead. Well, I did it. I … 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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