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June 9, 2020

For the bulk of my life, I was a registered republican. Hell, I was even the party’s nominee for Congress back in 2006. I came of voting age, and served in the Navy when Ronald Reagan was president. What drew me to President Reagan, obviously was his support of the Nav...

November 18, 2019

I love to read as much as I love to write. Well, almost. 

In addition to articles, news, professional journals and blogs, nightly I work on reading a book. Whether a novel, novella or collection of short stories -- I end the day by reading a fellow raconteur's written w...

July 6, 2019


I have decided to accept proposals to determine which publisher will earn an exciting opportunity. I am

offering exclusive rights to publish all of my current and future works. That's correct, this could be your chance to get on-board wit...

March 24, 2019

Since I have yet discovered the path to earning a living by writing, I have another career, one that takes a great deal of time, attention and devotion. Yet, that does not change the fact that I need to write. There are some days, actually most days, that if I don’t si...

February 24, 2019

I am a self-published storyteller, not under contract by a major publishing house and have sold a very limited number of books. In the literary world, I am insignificant. That is the truth, but that truth doesn’t change the reality that I am a storyteller.


January 21, 2019

I belong to a few author and writer groups on social media. I check them out from time to time, and occasionally, post links to my books or blog. Every so often, I will comment on someone's post or question. Overall, my interactions are limited.

However, even with such...

January 7, 2019

Occasionally, I use quotes of writers I admire to open a blogpost. Today, I am going to quote myself.....

"It isn’t about the number of words the author writes,

it is about the story the author tells with the number of words written.... " 

Joe Leonardi

I tend to agree with...

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