From the monthly archives: January 2019

What is a metaphor? It’s a “this” for a “that.” My love is a “this.” A rose is a “that.” My love is a rose. So, there are two parts to a metaphor. The “this” part is called the tenor. The “that” part is called the vehicle. Or is it the other way round? Metaphors […]

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I’ll make this a short post. I mean, who wants to read too much bitching from a Indie Writer? But damn, I’m pissed. As I’ve mentioned rather obnoxiously in the past, reader reviews are critical to a book launch of any kind, traditionally published or Indie published. For indie books it’s super hard to get […]

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Where does the title of a book come from? Seems a simple enough question, right? From anywhere and everywhere is the answer. In the case of my new novel, A Family Garden, my title started with Jackson Browne and ended with Joni Mitchell. Here’s how. If I were back in my English Professor days, I’d […]

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For so long now, 50 years long, my writing has been at my side. Not always trusted nor always wanted, but always there nevertheless. It was the corner I ran to, the place to hide. Also the window to open, the place to breathe. And here it is again with my new novel, A Family […]

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