The Writer's Life

In the Throws of Edits

Every novelist will tell you that writing a book is the easy part. Editing it is the pits. When an author takes their own imagination and free writes their book without a scripted outline or any idea of where they are going, the story flows like jagged rocks tumbling down a mountainside and crashing into… Continue reading In the Throws of Edits

Year In Reading

Stephen King’s Under the Dome

Chester’s Mill, a small town in Maine, is suddenly cut off from the outside world by an invisible barrier.  It is a barrier that will crash planes, cut a woodchuck in half and explode pacemakers.  To complicate the situation, a murderer is on the loose, and the townsfolk are running scared. Rusty Everette is a… Continue reading Stephen King’s Under the Dome

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Heartsinger

Heartsinger is about a man who was raised by deaf parents. His father had died while he was a young boy. Mee was in constant search to replace the radiant smile on his mother’s face that only his father could give, and was deeply disappointed when he could not succeed. In his distress, he became the singer of sorrows to travel the land and sing at funerals.