Category: stephen king

My Top 10s

The idea of writing about my favorite movies and books sounded almost too simple. I thought it would be a blog I could rattle off and have Dragon speech-to-text my thoughts and be done. Easy peasy. You see, but then my mind started winding up. Titles floated in and out. I remembered snippets of tongue-in-cheek […]

Blog Hop August 2014

There is nothing better than getting Tagged. Welcome to the Blog Hop extension tour. I want to thank Dave Sakmyster for including me in this ever-popular blogging ritual. At the end of my blog, I get the pleasure to Tag many friends of mine, all of whom are talented and successful authors. So be sure to […]

Book Review: Mr. Mercedes

I had heard mixed reviews about Stephen King’s latest novel, Mr. Mercedes. I bought it. Read it. And before I sat to write the review, I needed to forget that it was written by Stephen King. I have read many non-horror novels by the master, and loved them all. Mr. Mercedes is no different. It […]

What’s In A Name?

When I wrote my first book, MIND PLAY, I started more trouble than expected. I used the first names of family and friends for each of my characters. That wasn’t the bad part. That wasn’t where the problem started. The problem, you see, came when I informed people of what I’d done. Unless you are […]

Writing Is Like Having A Baby

Writing a novel is about telling a story; about creating characters and making them real, three-dimensional. The process, I assume, is a lot like pregnancy. You spend months and months getting ready for the manuscript to be completed. You worry about it while you are writing. You try to feed your imagination with with relevant […]