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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...

June 24, 2019

Recently, I was honored to be interviewed by Samantha Ridenour, for Ridenour Publishing. Below is a the beginning and a link to the interview in its entirety.


I am very honored that I was selected to be included.

Joe

Thank you so much to author, Joe Leonardi, for taking...

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.

Storytelling...

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 20, 2019

It was in the fifth or sixth grade, I believe. The class was watching a film bringing to life Poe’s short story, The Tell-Tale Heart. A gruesome story to be sure, but on that day, I fell in love with Macabre Master’s work. During library time, I read a book of his shor...

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...

December 24, 2018

Here on my blog, on my website ShortStoryScribe.com, and on various social

media platforms, the side of my personality that is visible is The Author Persona. In those areas I am exploring the part of me that is the storyteller. Much like my pen name, that side of my per...

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...

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