Livvy Excerpt: “Date with Manny”

Livvy Excerpt: “Date with Manny” As he pulls into the parking lot of the restaurant, I fix my hair in the vanity mirror before getting out. He opens the door again for me, offering me his hand to help me out of the car. “So, do you like my hair like this?” “It’s sexy,” he […]

Read More

Livvy Excerpt – “Some Dostoevsky Thing”

Livvy releases in just a few hours!! [Preorder for Kindle and iBooks] Last conversation before tomorrow… and some of your favorite blogs may have other conversations to share! Excerpt 4 – “Some Dostoevsky Thing” I pull an old book off of a shelf, noticing its discolored spine.  Dostoevsky.  The pages are stiff and brittle.  “Didn’t Dostoevsky write The Brothers Karamazov?” […]

Read More

Conversations: “Shakespearean Texts” from Lost and Found

Alone in my hotel room, I’m reminded of another of Shakespeare’s sonnets.  I know she’s not a fan, but the verse is too fitting, describes my feelings tonight perfectly.  I decide to pick up my phone and email her the last two lines before my shower. “All days are nights to see till I see […]

Read More

Conversations: “A Better Man” from Lost and Found

“Happy birthday, Emi,” I tell her, my voice strained as I try to read her.  She just glares at me blankly. “Yeah, it’s really happy, thanks,” she mumbles.  “You can’t just keep coming over like this,” she warns me as she opens the door to her apartment. “Well, then, you’ll have to start taking my […]

Read More

Conversations: “Anna and Collie” from Lost and Found

“Thanks for meeting me,” Emi’s brother, Chris, says as we set up on the racquetball court early one Saturday morning. “I can’t sit at home and wait any longer.” “What are you waiting for?” “I’ve been seeing this woman for a few weeks. I really like her. She, uh, finally stayed over the other night…” […]

Read More

Conversations: “An Irrelevant Woman” from Lost and Found

“So,” Emi says as she takes my elbow in hers, leaning in close to me so our conversation can be heard in the loud arena. “So?” “I need some advice.” I strain to keep my eyes off her chest… fortunately, her green eyes are completely captivating, her lips soft… “Let’s say you know a girl…” […]

Read More

Conversations: “One in the Series of Me” from Not Today, But Someday

After a few more minutes of silence, she drops her book on the floor and gets up, walking across the room to the bowl of fruit.  She sits down in the chair the strawberries were occupying and stares at each one intently before eating it. “Why are you pissed?” I ask her, setting my book […]

Read More