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September 20, 2020

The question is simple enough. Why? But why what? For me, as an author, the question is why write? When there is no guarantee of any sales, any world acknowledgement, no stampede of library managers banging on your door for an appearance, why take all that time to sit...

March 7, 2019

I have more free time now. In fact, all of my time is my own now. I told people I was going to go fishing. Maybe some salt water outings, but mainly, I am attracted to the lure of freshwater fishing. There is a peace and calm that soothes the senses when you drop a lin...

February 3, 2019

If you don't mind, I'd like to introduce you to the cast of characters that make up my thrillers. First, all of my books are based in south Florida, land of mystery and exotic landscapes of alligators and snakes the length of a Buick. My protagonist is Frank Tower. He...

January 8, 2019

As an author, there are places and scenes which boost your imagination, and thus - help you create the locale for your book and more importantly, how your characters will react in that locale. Even if you're not a writer, there must be places where your mind wanders an...

December 7, 2018

In my yearly look back, I checked on my proposed goals for 2018. I did mostly good. I finished my book, Down To The Last Mark. Released in October. A TV screenplay I finished made it to the semi-finals in a national writing contest. I didn't do a planned second audio b...

November 15, 2018

For those of us who are authors, it is time to give thanks. Yes, thanks. Thanks to the readers who take the time to read the words, the books, the research and the story. Thanks to your own inspiration for coming up with the many story lines, plot twists, character fla...

October 5, 2018

I live in south Florida. And - I enjoy fresh water fishing in the Florida Everglades for bass, which I always release. I fish from the bank and take in a calm, peaceful surroundings of wild sawgrass and cocoplum. Fishing was the easy part. The real trick was looking fo...

August 17, 2018

My new thriller, Down To The Last Mark, comes out October 15th. The victim, is a singer, who has given her entire life over to opioids. The craving has come first, over her music and her fans. However, a crisis sends a contract hitman directly into her path and she has...

August 1, 2018

Okay, so this is my last blog post on Alaska. I promise. When you find a location so beautiful, one post doesn't quite do it. I'm talking about Skagway, Alaska, and the train ride from the town, up into the mountains, with a stop in Fraser, B.C. As you travel and look...

June 28, 2018

I finally made it to Alaska. My route was a cruise. Just returned. There are a few times when, even as a writer, you're lost for words on the beauty before you. This was one of those times. Alaska is pure nature. And when I say pure, I mean traveling up close to glacie...

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