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02 January 2019

VIVOS update

VIVOS is my first novel, which I’m trying to get published traditionally. It compares most closely to The Handmaid’s Tale. I started writing it…

26 December 2018

Book Review: Spilled Blood by Brian Freeman

This is the description of the book I found on Goodreads: “A taut thriller about two rural Minnesota towns locked in a deadly feud—and a…

19 December 2018

41-year love affair with a book

“I can’t imagine a man really enjoying a book and reading it only once.” - C.S. Lewis I have a confession to make: I’ve been in love with…

12 December 2018

Book Review: I Let You Go by Clare Mackintosh

If you liked the movies The Girl on the Train or Gone Girl, you will like this book. I Let You Go gave me the same surreal, unbalanced feeling that…

27 October 2015

Beautifully Said:  Quotes that Fit my Novel, Vivos

As I’ve been working on my novel for about 2 years now, I find that certain quotes or songs resonate with me because they remind me of my story.…

20 October 2015

Beautifully Said:  Our Country, Our Military

Having served in the U.S. Army as a military police officer for 4 years, I have a deep respect for all those men and women who have served, or do…

10 October 2015

Beautifully Said:  Pets

Shadow dressed as a witch and Stormy as a devil for Halloween a few years back. They weren’t too keen on the idea. I lost my beloved pets in… I hope to be reunited with my girls someday. Please share this with friends who have pets, or who have lost them. Please share your stories here…

09 October 2015

Meet Vivos’s protagonist, Shea Donovan

Shea Donovan is 22, spoiled and directionless. She lives off a trust fund from her wealthy parents. She hasn’t declared a major, but is attending…