Welcome to my blog

I have only recently seriously taken to writing. Though I wrote and managed to have a couple of books published during my life, something clicked a few years ago and now, for better or worse, I sit at my table researching and writing about things that interest me.
My wife, Annie takes care of me. She keeps me eating too well and laughing often in our old farmhouse halfway up the Blue Ridge Mountains.
And this is my blog. Please explore, comment and enjoy.


All writers have one thing in common.  We’re passionate about the written word, and we create stories to entertain everyone that encounters our work. But the passion behind our words can often be diluted and restrained, so I thought I’d share some thoughts on why writers do what they do, and some of what it takes. Books, books and more  [ Read More ]