A look back at young Will

I’ve had a little trouble writing recently. I don’t think that comes as a surprise to anyone. So I decided to write something that was a little self-indulgent. Something that would make me feel good. I was happiest when I was writing Will, so I returned to him. This is just a little short story […]

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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 […]

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Emi Lost and Found series sale

My first series, the foundation for all of my stories, is $4.99 on Kindle for 72 hours. The bundled Emi Lost & Found series–consisting of Not Today But Someday, Lost and Found, Time Stands Still, and Never Look Back–is four dollars off from 9/17 8am PST to 9/20 8am PST. This is and will be […]

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My visit to Hollandtown (aka New York)

Many of you know that I spent the weekend in Manhattan with my father. It was my birthday present from my parents, and we had a great time doing all kinds of tourist-y things. Along the way, though, I was astute enough to sneak in some pictures of places that appear in my Emi Lost […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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…” […]

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