This has been a whirlwind few days in the best possible way.
My wife’s water broke on Sunday evening, a full three weeks (and more) before her projected due date of 9/27. Because she was technically pre-term (by four days), we had to report to the hospital rather than the midwifery where we wanted to give birth. Continue reading That Time When Dad-Life Kicked Down My Door
I feel like I’ve been on a roll recently, writing-wise. I’m starting to feel the rhythm of the narrative, I just haven’t had the time. Continue reading Friday Write-Day: Life Struggles =/= Writing Struggles
The wife and I are headed to Colorado this weekend for a wedding in the mountains — sure to be a beautiful time. After that, I’ll be visiting my sister in Nevada.
Hooray for new places! Continue reading Friday Write-Day: Time for a Break
A cascade of gifts
for an unborn child — also
known as Pre-Birthday.
The pre-order period for The Warden of Everfeld: Memento officially ended last Wednesday, which means it’s time for a little retrospective on how this 30-day marketing binge went for me.
Here are 7 things I’ve learned from self-publishing my first novel, so far. Continue reading 7 Things I’ve Learned from Self-Publishing My First Novel
Welp, my novel has officially been published. I must say, a full day after publication, I feel…
The preparation and waiting for publication were a bit stressful, but all the other parts were fun. Continue reading Friday Write-Day: The Pre-Order Recap
‘Who Will Survive And What Will Be Left Of Them’
This is the second time a OTH quote got me to thinking and I once again wished to share it with you:
Whitey to Lucas:
‘When my wife died, things got pretty dark there for a while. Nobody could talk to me. And then, one of my former players, the kid may be the worst player I ever coached, waded into that darkness and pulled me to safety. That kid’s name was Keith Scott. He said, “Coach, I… I know you want some answers, but what is the right answer? Because there is no answer. There’s just life. Just life.” Lucas, be the man that Keith taught you to be. Anything less would make this a much greater tragedy than it already is.’ Continue reading TV Quote Ponderings – One Tree Hill 3×17
This is how I am
announcing to you all that
my wife is pregnant. Continue reading Haiku Sunday – Pregnant
Obey the family prophecy;
It’s natural to act this way.
In the genes to play,
Around with hearts. Continue reading Misplaced Missive #126 – Karma
As I sat reading through one chapter of my beta manuscript, with the Saints-Falcons game on in the background, my dog, Teddy, laid next to me. He was curled up in his favorite fleece, huddled against my wife’s side. Snuggling on the couch is his favorite pastime. Continue reading Happy 4-Year Anniversary… to My Doggo Teddy!