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June 11, 2018

Wow, life has been busy. I never thought that things would be so crazy, so hectic, when you have
a kid graduating from high school and preparing to go off to college. But, that’s how it’s been. It
seems like every time I turn around, we have something else to do or som...

May 27, 2018

I’ve been thinking a lot about Tellus lately, so this ties right in with my last blog. I guess I just can’t shake the planet, not the people, from my mind.

I’ve been thinking about the landscapes and scenery. I’ve been thinking about the visuals. And I’ve been wanting t...

May 13, 2018

Happy Mother’s Day to all you moms out there.


I’ve been thinking a lot about Quint lately. Not the story of Quint, but the world I
built for his story. At times it feels almost flat, like I only created the world for the
events of Quint. Part of me feels like I didn’t...

April 8, 2018

Well, today's the day. Possibly the scariest, most exciting day of my life. I spent a lifetime developing and a few years writing, all for today. The day my book will finally be released.

I know I've been talking about Vance a lot lately – because that's the book I'm cu...

April 1, 2018

I may have already said this, but I think it's important, because I don't want to confuse my
readers, so I'm going to say it again. The story of Tellus, and especially the story of Quint, doesn't follow a nice, neat, chronological time line. In fact, the story of Quint...

March 18, 2018

Let's take a step away from Quint for a moment and talk about my upcoming book: The Rise and
Fall of Vance Favalolo.

If you've read Quint, or are going to read Quint, then you should/will have a familiarity with
Vance. He's the Giant King of Truncatis and a giant himsel...

March 11, 2018

Quint was under way and Tellus was in full bloom. I had my ideas, a direction, a purpose. And I
began writing.

If you read my previous blogs, then you'll remember that my goal was to write a short story. I went past my goal of 30,000 words and created a new goal: 60,000...

March 5, 2018

How would I tell my story? My stories? I had a lot to think about in the early days of Quint, and
even earlier days of Tellus. I fought with myself over what I thought would be the best approach. And it's changed many times – and I'm sure will change even more.

When you...

February 23, 2018

You know how when you're a kid, you encouraged to play, to pretend, to have fun? But then that age hits when you're told to grow up. To start thinking about the future. To act your age. That time in my life hit hard and, frankly, I'm still going through it.

I live in a...

February 23, 2018

If you read my bio, then you already know that I’m from a small town in Western New York were the locals like to boast that there are more cows than people. So, as you could imagine, life wasn’t at all exciting.

Growing up, the favorite pastimes of the youth consisted o...

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