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Excerpt: In the Wake of Wanting – “Duct Tape”

Hey, everyone… I’ve got a little something-something for y’all: a little dialogue between Trey, now a sophomore at Columbia, and a freshman writer that he works with on the school paper. I’m also thinking of a release date around October 27th-ish? I’ll pick an official date really soon, I promise. Downstairs, I see my partner… Continue reading Excerpt: In the Wake of Wanting – “Duct Tape”

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PROLOGUE: In the Wake of Wanting

Today, I’m releasing the prologue from In the Wake of Wanting. I made two graphics for it, but I’m doing a text-only version (like it’ll appear in the book) below them, if you prefer to read it that way. 🙂 A good man treads away But his thoughts stay Behind with the woman he loves… Continue reading PROLOGUE: In the Wake of Wanting

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Excerpt: In the Wake of Wanting – “Dinner with the Hollands”

I mentioned (in my previous post) in the description of my upcoming book, In the Wake of Wanting, the flustered freshman that Trey Holland would meet. I didn’t mention that the flustered feeling would be contagious. This excerpt brings back some of your favorites, if you’re a current reader of mine. (Livvy, Jon, Jack and Emi are all… Continue reading Excerpt: In the Wake of Wanting – “Dinner with the Hollands”

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Book Reveal: In the Wake of Wanting

As many of you may know, I’ve been diligently working on Trey’s novel for a few months now. Wouldn’t you know that I found a way to fall head-over-heals in love with this guy, too? Damn it. I can’t be faithful to any of these men. I’m so fickle. But we know who raised him,… Continue reading Book Reveal: In the Wake of Wanting

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This Book Business and the Bad Times…

This book business isn’t easy. I know logistically it *is* pretty easy, because everyone is doing it nowadays. But staying in it for the long haul? Not an easy thing, and shit will get to you. Take it from me, over time, it will absolutely get to you. I’ve had multiple talented friends walk away–either… Continue reading This Book Business and the Bad Times…

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Love Will lyrics: My Sol

This one’s kind of self-explanatory, so I’ll let the song speak for itself.  **SPOILER ALERT** My Sol Another month passes I see you in my mind’s eye My thoughts a million miles away A galaxy between us Or so it seems You couldn’t be farther from me. I stare out at the ocean Looking in… Continue reading Love Will lyrics: My Sol