Force Awakens Left Me in Mourning

WARNING: Major Force Awakens Spoilers. If you haven’t seen the movie yet, bookmark this for later. I saw the first Star Wars shortly before I turned 3. I grew up playing with Star Wars action figures and toys. I wanted to be Luke Skywalker when I was a kid. It’s pretty safe to say, I’m Read more about Force Awakens Left Me in Mourning[…]

Building Up; Coping, Conquering and Connecting

I had the pleasure and honor to be a part of Tazmin Ivey’s podcast, Built For More. Speaking with Tazmin turned out to be having a chat with a friend. It’s amazing the kinds of people you can connect with from around the world these days. We talked about storytelling and the unfortunate beginnings I Read more about Building Up; Coping, Conquering and Connecting[…]

Oh, the Profanity!

Yes, there is profanity in my book. No, I’m not going to remove it or release an edited version. First, let’s explore why there’s profanity in my book. The book is supposed to be an honest reflection of me, my personality and the things I’m wrestling with. Yes, I swear, and for good reason. Further, Read more about Oh, the Profanity![…]

The Thrilling Maggie James

In my online travels, I’ve met some interesting and intriguing people. I want to introduce you to a fellow author, Maggie James. Maggie is a British author who lives in Bristol, UK. She writes psychological suspense novels. Before turning her hand to writing, Maggie worked mainly as an accountant, with a diversion into practicing as a Read more about The Thrilling Maggie James[…]

Time is Not an Illusion – The Immense Center Bonus

This is a portion of The Immense Center that did not make it into the final book. Not because I felt it wasn’t good, but because I felt it interfered with the pacing. The characters are the narrator, Gabe, Mick, Seb, and Joe. The other characters besides the narrator are sixth-dimensional beings that can travel Read more about Time is Not an Illusion – The Immense Center Bonus[…]

4 Ways to Tell a Story

  Those that know me well, know that I’m not just an author. I’m a designer in my day job. I’m also a photographer, amateur actor and amateur filmmaker. These disciplines might seem diverse on the surface, but in reality, for me, each sprouts from the same part of me: storytelling. Telling Stories through Photography Read more about 4 Ways to Tell a Story[…]

The Surprising Truth About Your Keyboard

Do you know why the keys on a keyboard are laid out the way they are? Conventional wisdom says, “It was designed to slow typists down to prevent the jamming of keys.” Oh yeah? Is that really true? If that’s true, riddle-me-this: why are ‘e’ and ‘r’–the fourth most common pairing of letters in English–next Read more about The Surprising Truth About Your Keyboard[…]