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Raiders Of The Lost AARP

Harrison Ford has been in the news quite a bit lately. Not only has he signed on for the next Indiana Jones movie, but he will also reprise the role of Han Solo in the newly announced Star Wars reboot. The Star Wars movie sounds great as long as the Han Solo character is age… Read more »

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Making The Cut

This week I did not have a lot of time to write my blog – I’ve been incredibly busy cleaning up and revising my book so I can send it out at the end of the month. But never fear, the crap-fest continues.  I have included snippets from my book that did NOT make the… Read more »

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Judgment Day Is Upon Me

Well, it’s just about time for me to send out query letters for my new book. For those of you who aren’t familiar with the painful methodology for selling a book, let me compare it to having your wisdom teeth pulled without anesthetic, while simultaneously having your lower extremities consumed by flesh-eating bacteria. It’s like… Read more »

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Marshmallow gun 2

Wow. I write a little blurb about building a marshmallow gun and I end up with more email than any blog post before it. Most of the emails came from kids that wanted to know more about building the gun, but I also received four emails from fathers who wanted to build them with/for their… Read more »

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Marshmallow gun 1

This  week, I spent the majority of my time working on the final rewrite for my book. During my writing breaks, I decided to try my hand at building a marshmallow gun – I figured I could whip something together in a few days. A marshmallow gun is basically a gun built from PVC pipe… Read more »

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The End Is Near

No, I’m not talking about the Zombie Apocalypse or the Mayan end of days (December 21); I’m talking about my first book. I spent the entire week working on the final revision, and probably have a month or so to go. It’s actually shaping up to be pretty good. Once I complete this final revision,… Read more »

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Words

As an eBay addict, I have a lot of items on my eBay wish list. Whenever one of these items becomes available, I receive an email notification. The other day, I received nine emails for the same rare item. Nine emails for a rare item? Have people forgotten the word rare isn’t just how you… Read more »

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Who really writes the Richard Castle books?

For those of you who watch the TV show Castle, you are probably aware that even though Richard Castle is a fictitious character, you can actually purchase his Nikki Heat books in real life. Sales figures from stores such as Barnes and Noble and Amazon illustrate just how popular his books are with Castle fans…. Read more »