Flying Lessons—part 4

Flying Lessons—part 4

At the end of the last installment, Will thought, Gone wrong. This day’s gone wrong. If only his day had gotten better from there...but sometimes they don't. Despite that, Will realized he was hungry. His nostrils twitched at the smell of raw onion when he pulled the...

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Flying Lessons—part 3

Flying Lessons—part 3

Keep reading for the next installment of Flying Lessons. How will young Will Ross’ day progress? Joe smiled down at Will and, again, patted him on the back. “Okay, then, ready to go?” Will nodded. “Thanks, Joe.” Afternoon chores were feeding and watering the pigs and...

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Flying Lessons–part 2

Flying Lessons–part 2

Here's the second part of the short story, Flying Lessons. If you're reading my novel, No More Empty Spaces, you know that Will Ross is its protagonist, and he is of this story as well, but as a young boy.  Intent on the kite, the whack across Will’s right ear and the...

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Flying Lessons—part 1

Flying Lessons—part 1

Have you started reading No More Empty Spaces, and met Will Ross? The following is a short story (that will be featured as a series of posts) where you can get to know Will as a young boy. Perhaps it will give you some insight into why he becomes the man he...

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Sparkly

Sparkly

In the pagesof a booka story unfolds.In fiction,a truer truth? A truer truth—while speaking of fiction, a writer said that at a Bookworks author event. I can’t remember who (I’m sorry! We host a lot of you…), but that is why I write, to explore truer truths....

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Save the Date!

Save the Date!

Six weeks from today, April 9, 2024, will be a day I’ve dreamed about for years—the day I become a published author. No More Empty Spaces is a story I had to tell. It took years to do so, I’m proud of the result of that labor, and I hope many of you will open its...

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Extra! Extra! Read All About It!

Extra! Extra! Read All About It!

Or more appropriately, listen all about it. I had the honor of discussing my debut novel, No More Empty Spaces with Suzanne M. Lang from Northern California Public Media on A Novel Idea. Our conversation delved into the creative process behind the book, exploring the...

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Card-Carrying Member

Card-Carrying Member

That’s right—I am now a card-carrying member of the Shameless Promotion Club. I often say it, tongue in cheek right before chatting up an unsuspecting potential reader about my forthcoming debut novel No More Empty Spaces, but it seems to me that pondering the...

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