February, a 28 day Slater…

My 48th birthday was February 15th. I feel very blessed this month, a year after releasing my first novel. Hoping that saying something out loud doesn’t ruin it… I have sold a piece of writing for everyday of this month. Yes. 28 sales. Split between...

All Is Silence – 1 year anniversary

A year ago today I became a published author with the e-book release of All Is Silence. I’ve been a published writer for years, but until this novel came out it only felt like a hobby. In August of 2013, I released Outward Bound, an e-book collection of mostly...

New Publication: Just Desert

And now for something completely different. My new Publication, Just Desert, a short story of a woman’s mid-life crisis in the southwestern American desert. How far will you go to find yourself? What will Chela sacrifice? Her life? Her soul? What will she lose...

Goals, Humility and Reality…

Well, what have I accomplished as I wind down toward going back to my day job as a high school English teacher?  I’ve written more than 25 words all but 3 of the last 70 days. I’ve averaged 546 words. I only hit 2000 words of fiction on one of those days,...