I think I won my battle with the Phone Pirates, or maybe they won. It’s a bloody tale of disruption, disorder, and misery!Continue reading “Avast, Ye Buccaneers!”
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My novels, well one of the ones I’ve published and two that I’m working on, are about ships on the deep blue sea. But those ships are in the sea, not down at the beach.Continue reading “I Don’t Like the Beach”
Yesterday I was out for my noontime stroll because one simply must keep the ticker going, when I distinctly heard a very unhappy cat.Continue reading “Go Kitty Go”
I almost titled this post “The Pirate in My Pocket,” but then realized that could be a serious double entendre. But I digress… I admit it. It’s me. Uh oh.Continue reading “I Am a Phone Pirate”
G.B. Trudeau, the cartoonist behind the legendary Doonesbury cartoon strip, said something unusually profound today. Even I got it!Continue reading “Doing that Thing that You Do”
Oh, I used to have one, I promise. And it worked pretty good. But it’s gone now, that brain o’ mine. Been thinking about putting up posters on the light posts: Lost Brain, pinkish gray in color, answers to “hey, moron…”Continue reading “The Island of Lost Brains”
You’re a writer, you know how it is. You write. You have to write, not because it’s your job, but because it’s like breathing.Continue reading “Always Writing”
I’ll admit it right here: I’m nervous. Scared. Worried to death. Nervous as a long-tail cat in a room full of rockin’ chairs…Continue reading “On Being Nervous”
You’re a writer. You know how it goes. You work your keester off writing something that you just think is the bee’s knees, the cat’s pajamas, the Maharajah’s… uh, well, you get the idea.
But life happens and stuff happens and somehow it just doesn’t seem to be the big hit you expected. And then, one day…Continue reading “Twinklings of the Past”
I normally write about things that occur in my writing career, so this is a little off my path, but recent events… well, you know.Continue reading “On Hearts and Minds”