How to be a Writer – Part Eight

You’ve already learned so, so much. Under my tutelage, you’ve gone from someone who couldn’t even type to someone who has met John Grisham in person AND written a best-selling novel. You better pinch yourself – just to make sure you’re not dreaming!! Now, unless that pinch snapped you out of this literary wonderland, there’sContinue reading “How to be a Writer – Part Eight”

How to be a Writer – Part Five

You’ve done it! You’re a famous writer and now everybody loves you. It was all worth it, wasn’t it? (Of course it was!!). And now that it’s the Year 2023 and Covid is no worse than the flu, it’s time to take your act…on the road! That’s right, my friend: you’re about to embark onContinue reading “How to be a Writer – Part Five”

How to be a Writer – Part Four

Success! You did it! Two months of writing in your spare time and you’ve finished your first novel! What’s more, not one week after typing ‘The End,’ you’ve secured a literary agent! And just two weeks after that, your book is on its way to the printing press! This is what it’s like to beContinue reading “How to be a Writer – Part Four”

How to be a Writer – Part Three

So you want to be a writer, eh? Alright. Okay. Fair enough. But you can’t first become a writer without first picking up some supplies. Here’s what you’re going to need: 1 table 1 chair 1 typewriter (Smith-Corona) 1 inkwell Black ink (two quarts) 6 pens (feather) 1 eraser Reams of paper (3 or 4)Continue reading “How to be a Writer – Part Three”

Comedy Album – a Live Reading

Saturday night, I cajoled myself into doing a Facebook Live reading from Comedy Album, this book that I wrote. It‘s a comedy album in book form, which maybe has been done before? Even if it has, I guess it would prove my point that it’s tough to find things people haven’t done yet (Shorter: PeopleContinue reading “Comedy Album – a Live Reading”

I Steal From Myself

The headline pretty much says it all. When it comes to copping material from myself, I’m a repeat offender. What’s funny about it, is that I often don’t realize I’m doing it. For instance, in my newest book Comedy Album, there’s a poem towards the end called Happy Hour. What I didn’t realize until justContinue reading “I Steal From Myself”

My book – Dark Glasses

Some time ago, I wrote a book I’m still happy with – Dark Glasses. Thanks to a friend of mine, that book is now available (for a limited time) free to Kindle Unlimited users. The place to go to grab that book is right about…here: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B088P4V4YJ/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=dark+glasses&qid=1589595322&s=digital-text&sr=1-1 Please do have a look! That’s Dark Glasses, byContinue reading “My book – Dark Glasses”