Call It What It Is.

When people ask you, “What do you do?” What do you say?  This is a question I struggle with. I’m going to skirt the issue of what the definition of “Writer,” is as opposed to that of being an “Author,” and just focus on the vocation itself.  After finishing my first book, Coffee House Mafia, when … More Call It What It Is.

Flash Fiction

I used to think that short stories would be easier to write because they’re, well, short. However, every time I try to write a short story, it balloons into a full length novel. I guess this isn’t necessarily a bad thing, as long as I can continue to tell the story without just using filler.  … More Flash Fiction

Two Free Books in July!

Hello all! Just thought I’d join other authors on Smashwords by offering two of my books for free during their Summer Sale program! Both Coffee House Mafia and Perk Up! 100 Ways to Get Happy will be free until July 31st!  Just use the promo code SW100 at checkout to download for free!    Happy reading!

Following Happiness

After waiting quite some time to get my hands on it, I’ve finally been reading The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin. It’s a really intriguing read following a year long project in which the writer worked to become happier even though she was already fairly happy. I think that’s a wonderful idea – examining our lives and striving … More Following Happiness