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Opportunity

Opportunity

This week, the news has given us one of the most inspiring stories of solitude I’ve ever heard. It was awe inspiring and sad. ItRead More

#perspectives

#perspectives

Two nights ago I was standing on Coventry Street in London with my family, in the heart of Piccadilly Circus. Big billboards of lights andRead More

A New Year of Goals

A new year instinctively brings new goals, resolutions, and in turn the review of the last year’s goals and resolutions. In 2018 I wanted toRead More

CONNECTIONS

CONNECTIONS

I’ve been thinking a lot about connections lately, or more specifically, connectedness. I’ve spent the better part of the last four years writing my newRead More

Family Line

Family Line

I’m writing everyday and never get over here to write a blog post. When I do it feels it is only for myself, a channel toRead More

FROM NOTES TO NOVELS

FROM NOTES TO NOVELS

About five years ago I had 15,000 words written for a novel. I knew where I wanted to take the characters, the plot I wantedRead More

TWO BOOKS. TWO BEGINNINGS.

TWO BOOKS. TWO BEGINNINGS.

I can think of a dozen books, easily, that have been a big part of my life, from beautiful literature to guilty pleasures. Barbara Kingsolver’sRead More

CHAPTER ONE

CHAPTER ONE

Only one week to go until Designated Survivor is released! The Kindle version has been on presale for a few weeks and is getting greatRead More