Not My Wife!DumpstaphunkAmy HelmDead & CompanyWillie NelsonPhil LeshThe Allman Betts Band Summer Greetings All! I had a crazy start to this sunshine daydream celebration. One of my favorite bands, Dumpstaphunk, played a free outdoor show recently. 90-degree temp with a bit of humidity didn’t stop the band from playing a scorching two-hour set and I… Continue reading Ahhh Summertime…
Thank you to all the folks who came out to R.J.Julia Booksellers in Madison, Connecticut tonight for their Local Author series titled Beach Reads. It was a treat to share the stage with the fabulous J.R. McCabe and Dana Buckmir! Much appreciation to R.J. Julia Booksellers for their continued support of local authors.
What a week it has been! If you would indulge me a bit, I would like to share a few adventures. Last Friday I braved traffic and Jersey drivers to attend the Rutger’s Writing Conference. What an inspiriting weekend of motivation and education! I attended multiple workshops featuring New York Times Bestselling Authors Eloisa James… Continue reading Sunny Saturday Greetings Friends & Fam!
Summer Tour is underway! Wednesday 5 June I will be giving a hometown author talk at the Berlin Senior Center from 1-2pm. Monday 17 June I share the stage with two lovely ladies, Dana Buckmir and J.R. McCabe, at RJ Julia’s in Madison Connecticut. The event is titled Beach Reads. We start at 7 pm… Continue reading Summer Tour
Greetings Readers- I can’t believe five years have passed since you first met Zack Brady and Maxi Malone! The inspiration for my second book started with a friend running late and out of boredom, me eavesdropping on the conversation on the next stool at a local dive bar. Maximum Trouble came about in a bit… Continue reading Inspiration Process
Greetings Folks! This week’s creative is someone who I have known for, let’s just say a long time. Every Christmas my friend Carrie creates the most amazing variety of sweet treats. A while back she discovered a dairy and gluten intolerance. Instead of giving up sweets, Carrie re-invented her recipes to be healthy for all!… Continue reading Creating Deliciousness
This week's creative is young, talented, a writer to watch, and she happens to be my niece. Amanda has been published in several literary magazines along with a study gig writing for Courthouse News and Westword. Her talents extend beyond the writer into translating and editing. Here is her creative process: "If you haven’t written a word… Continue reading Relatively Writing…
Greetings and apologies for missing a few weeks. I could fill in some of the excuses my student’s favor, yet I will not. Instead please allow me to introduce this week’s creative, Steve Patarini, also known as the hubz. Our household is creative. Both hubz and the offspring possess musical talents. I write. Together we… Continue reading Creative Love From The Hubz
I apologize for the late post. I was out getting a recharge at a four-day music festival during which I experienced the inspirational message of Michael Franti and Spearhead. If you haven’t heard of him, click here for a music video. I also encourage you to read his lyrics. Franti’s message is one of encouragement, kindness,… Continue reading Stay Human – Michael Franti’s Creative Message
I am fortunate to have many wonderful writer’s who work with me on my projects, inspire me to reach further, and encourage me to continue honing my craft. It’s a great life. Way back during my undergrad at UConn, several writing professors had the book Writing Down The Bones on their optional reading list. Since… Continue reading A Writing Guru