Nearly There…

            It’s real. There’s no denying it now.             What started as a dream many years ago has become reality. To be honest, I never quite imagined that I would actually arrive at this point. But here I am regardless. My debut book is finished. The editing complete. The cover designed. It’s listed on Amazon,Continue reading “Nearly There…”

So, it’s been a while…

So, it’s been a while. More than a while, if I’m being honest, but I do have a good reason. At least I believe that it’s a moderately decent reason. You may disagree. You may be thinking, “I actually didn’t mind not seeing his incessant little blog posts popping up every week!” Either way. HereContinue reading “So, it’s been a while…”

Doubt, or How I Slayed That Dragon, and Killed Some of My Darlings Too…

Well, I did it. I killed my darlings. There are still a few left, quite naturally, but the unwieldly beast that was the first draft of my novel, “The Girl in the Storm”, is now finally starting to come together. When it began it was probably close to 130K words, quite a feat no doubt,Continue reading “Doubt, or How I Slayed That Dragon, and Killed Some of My Darlings Too…”

Writing Frenzy, Updates and Big News…

            To say that the last few weeks have been a whirlwind would probably be a bit of an understatement and will also account for the fact that it has been a couple of weeks since my lost blog post. “The Girl in the Storm”, my perpetually forth coming debut novel is still very muchContinue reading “Writing Frenzy, Updates and Big News…”

The Theology of “A Season of Angels”

When I sat down to spin the tale of Genevieve Reidell, I knew the trappings of the world that she would inhabit. I knew that it would look like our own in nearly every way. The singular event that serves as a backdrop to “The Girl in the Storm”, a school shooting, is an event thatContinue reading “The Theology of “A Season of Angels””

The Chapter That Wasn’t, “Give the Devil His Due” – The Girl in the Storm

 His true name was rarely spoken, and in all the years that he had walked the Earth he gave to himself many other names instead. His oldest and most favored was that of Johnathon Haversham, for he fashioned it in honor of a village in the English countryside that he ravaged once upon a time.Continue reading “The Chapter That Wasn’t, “Give the Devil His Due” – The Girl in the Storm”

An Excerpt from The Girl in the Storm, Chapter 1: She Moves Through Shadow

She didn’t like the room, or the chair she sat on. The carpet beneath her feet was plain, a pale sort of blue designed neither to please nor upset, and yet her eyes were drawn toward it. Perhaps it was because of the clinical gaze fixed on her, the weight of that look recalling everythingContinue reading “An Excerpt from The Girl in the Storm, Chapter 1: She Moves Through Shadow”