I’d like to tell you about a Korean War veteran I met at my book signing this past weekend at Centuries & Sleuths Bookstore in Forest Park, Illinois. His name was Don, and he came to the event with his wife after hearing about it through a local veterans organization. I was talking to a […]
I love to write. Author’s Thoughts gives me the chance to share with you what is on my mind. From whether veterans salute during the National Anthem to traveling around the world researching my latest legal thriller, Author’s Thoughts will let you know what is important to me and maybe even give you a little insight into an upcoming novel. I hope you will also be able to glean some information you can use or apply in your lives, as well.
Today was an exciting day for me as I held my first book signing at The Daily Grind, a coffee shop located in the Virginia Beach Town Center. I was joined by fellow writer Kathleen Toomey Jabs, author of Black Wings. Lots of old and new friends came by to talk and pick up a […]
It’s been a while since I’ve posted anything and I thought I would revive a story I told several years ago because it really helps explain why I write. For me, writing presents an opportunity to make a difference. The difference may be as simple as making someone’s day a little brighter through an entertaining […]
This morning I am sitting in my hotel in Da Lat, Vietnam, waiting to go to the airport and on to my next two stops, Da Nang and Hue. Experiencing Da Lat was really the main reason for my trip, as Vietnam’s Central Highlands are a critical setting for the book I am currently working […]
Welcome to the inaugural post in what I hope will eventually become a dialogue between you and me on my writing, my characters, and my style. Feedback is critical to an author. In fact, I’ve found we are generally an insecure lot, never trusting our own judgment about what we have written. We need your […]