Category Archives: Fiction

Authors: Never Leave Home Without This in the Trunk of your Car


SACO – Not unlike many other fall seasons, this year has been very busy. Each year as school  starts and I frantically try to learn about more than 100 new students, figure out a routine for the work day and family life, and continue to pursue my dream of writing and publishing. This year, I […]

Eastern Washington and the Coeur D’Alene Nation


Sometimes the story I’m writing takes a little detour or two as the story unfolds. One of the main characters in the novel comes from an area of southern California that is only 50 miles or so from the Mexican border, but this character’s mother (Anna Martinez) was born and raised on the border between […]

From the Berkshires to Bremerton


Today was another successful day of editing, writing and rewriting. I think I managed to make it through another 50 pages in my book, Homecoming. Today the story went from the foothills of the Berkshires to the Shipyard in Bremerton, Wash. Perhaps this is my favorite sentence of the day. “He had money in his […]