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January 14, 2020

I set my novella about PTSD during, and directly after,
WWI because that was The WAR TO END ALL WARS.

Today our troops continue to sacrifice, repeatedly sent into combat
under the direction of those who themselves never had the courage to serve.

Sadly, war never ends, no...

February 16, 2019

Until a few years ago, I was a motivated and positive person. Even as life continued to beat my ass to the ground, I genuinely believed no matter the situation, that dedication, perseverance and hard work would yield some type of positive result. I have come to underst...

February 3, 2019

I am often asked if I am writing about people who suffer from mental illness. Recently, a fellow blogger had indicated a similar sentiment, so I think it is time to share my insights and drive concerning the characters I bring to life.

As I am writing these characters,...

December 31, 2018

In 2019 I am expecting to release at least five more stories in The Damaged and Broken Collection ---

• “It Is Never Just A Slap,” which I am currently working on, a woman trapped in an abusive relationship.

•“Abandonment and Addiction,” a girl from a broken home wh...

December 13, 2018

Since I have yet discovered the path to earning a living as a writer, I have another career, one that takes a great deal of time, attention and devotion. Yet, that does not change the fact that I have a compulsion to write. There are some days, actually most, that if I...

December 3, 2018

Former President George H.W. Bush passed away. His service to this country is something which defined him. From bloggers and journalists to pundits and politicians, many will write and speak of him and his service over the next several days and weeks. 

Those praises wil...

December 2, 2018

"I am no longer the boy who came here, nor am I the man I was destined to be."

Does a returning war veteran ever escape the horrors to which they bore witness?

Shell shock was the terminology of WWI, today it is called PTSD. Whatever it is called, it has long lasting e...

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