Category Archives: imagination


This is from a story with the tentative title Lord of the Two Lands.  It takes place two hundred years after Pharaoh’s Son.  I had a strong idea of a character (years ago) and jotted down some things.  I had … Continue reading

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The Monsoon

I’d been in a dry spot for about ten years. Or, if you prefer, I had an excruciating case of ‘writer’s block’.  It happens, and it can be devastating. When I first started writing for the sheer joy of telling stories, the … Continue reading

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Writing Tools

Look familiar? I like tools.  Any type of tools.  I can easily spend a month’s salary in a hardware store.  Or an office supply store.  Pens, pencils, screwdrivers, notebooks of all sizes, post-it notes, three-ring binders – I love them … Continue reading

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I Am a Writer…

I am a writer.  That is to say, I write books.  I do other things, as well, but this blog is devoted to my writing.  Where it comes from, what I’m doing, what I’m enjoying, what is annoying me.  Not … Continue reading

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