Browsing MonthFebruary 2013

To Print or Not To Print

Self-publishing has come a long way. Not too long ago it was an expensive venture which included paying for the designing and printing of theRead More

What's in a name?

My main character’s name is taken from someone I know. I don’t know him well, but know relatives and friend’s of his well. I’ve contactedRead More

Bleeping bleep

I watched an interview with the late Ian Fleming, creator of James Bond, on one of the remastered Blu-Ray discs from the new box set.Read More

Writer or Author

I’ve been writing off and on since college. Mostly off, but it has always been something I enjoyed getting back to. Now I’m 44 andRead More

Steinbeck on Writing

I found this article written by John Steinbeck in 1963: Dear Writer: Although it must be a thousand years ago that I sat in aRead More

Sitting on Cannery Row

In 1998 I lived in Northern California, right in the belly of Silicon Valley. I worked at a typical start up, based in an oldRead More

The first time is the hardest

This is the hardest post. Over the years I’ve started and ended several blogs. They begin with optimistic glory, thoughts running around my head thatRead More