I Stand For Her

I want her to grow up in a world with no limits. A world that she can accomplish anything, and never be told “no” or be limited by her gender. I want her to stand alongside anyone and be counted as an equal, and never be viewed as less than.  She deserves to walk freely […]

Thankful

There are countless things to be thankful for in my life. Here are the highlights: I’m thankful for my wife, Emily, and daughter, Madelyn. They are the lights of my life and keep me going even in the toughest of times.  I’m thankful for my family and friends. They have supported me and been there […]

Published.

Last night, Josh Davis of Davis Publishing Company announced the placing of the three final stories for the 2016 Summer Short Story Contest. My story, The Blazing Star, finished third. I’ll admit I was a teensy bit  disappointed with not finishing higher, but my elation at being included in the finalists took away the sting. […]

The Battle Has Begun…

Earlier this year, I began crafting an idea for a book. For years, I banged half formed notions and thoughts around my head, trying to get something to stick. I was unable to give the ideas the attention they needed to grow, and they would always fade away. I was almost to the point where […]

Write Your Own Way

How many aspiring writers have chased the dream of writing professionally by following the “surefire way to write a bestselling novel”? You were pulled in by the promises of “foolproof plotting”, “unforgettable characters”, and “unbeatable stories”, but you only end up with frustration and unfinished works. So what’s going wrong? Surely something is missing here. […]