Apr29

Thirsty For Knowledge

  This post is specifically for anyone interested in the submission process when it comes to having literary work published. Likely, many writers will want to read this. However, and perhaps just as likely, the entire world may be curious about...
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Apr16

Decision Time

I already forgot. How does that happen?? The entire purpose of this Web page and blog is to bring you along on the journey, and while I feel I’m keeping you informed, I haven’t much asked your opinion. I’ll give myself a little slack...
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Apr01

I Didn’t Write It, But Thank You

I know the polite thing to say when someone pays me a compliment about my writing is “Thank you,” but I always find myself going into a lengthy explanation as to why the poem, song or story got written and what inspired me. I should just say “Thank...
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Mar22

Meet Yoba . . . and Joshua

We all have stories inside us. Sometimes, they’re buried deep down and they never escape our lips; but other times, they bubble out in moments we never expect will result in a storybook. Such is the case of Yoba — a story about a little boy who’s...
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Feb13

My Editor, My Love

This being Valentine’s Day, I’d like to explain a relationship many people don’t understand – the relationship between an author and an editor. So . . . I thought I’d share a few snapshots of my editor’s notes on our big project, Terrebonne...
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Jan26

The Vortex

There’s a vortex that writers go in when they write. Other writers won’t tell you that. They’ll say they are “in the zone” or meditating. But it’s a vortex. There’s a quietness all around us and the more we write, the deeper we go . . ....
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Dec30

An Angel Whispered

An angel whispered to me today. I was putting away some Christmas ornaments and I heard her loud and clear, as clear as any whisper could be. Her face. . . so solemn, so serious. She said, “Stop.” Stop procrastinating your dreams away. Stop...
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Dec13

What To Publish First

A decision needs to be made. As I work on my book (slowly but surely) I begin to seriously think about the year ahead of me. I have made major changes that will allow me to write full time for the next 12-18 months: finish the book, search for a literary...
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Nov27

Looking Back, Grateful

Today, I was thinking back on the book development process and the people I have met along the journey. Specifically, I was thinking about the day we filmed the Terrebonne Parish book trailer. Typically, one would not film a book trailer for a book...
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Nov11

Faith Makes Us Do Crazy Things

This Web page went live on September 10, 2015. I will say I have not had the interest I hoped I’d have. I will also say I have not dedicated as much time to writing and sharing on this Web page as I had planned. For that reason, I have made a decision:...
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