The Slow March to Success

I committed to a writing career on my 40th birthday–May 27, 1999. I figured that, given the average lifespan of 80 or so years, I was about halfway done with my life, and if I was going to be a professional writer I had better be about it. Do the math. That was 19 years…

A Contract for Nick

How appropriate that this is my 200th post since I started blogging as a frustrated, unpublished writer. I got a contract for my Christmas book, Nick!  Gilded Dragonfly Books has taken it on, and I cannot tell you how excited I am to work with them. Nick is the story of Megan, a young woman who…