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Forget tears. Music has always moved me to words.

I always fucking hated reporters notebooks. You know, the ones that flip vertically? They’re about the size of a hamburger and feel awkward in your hands? Yeah. Hate those. My mom was the School Supply Lady, though, and for whatever reason I always had 19 of those suckers laying around. One in every color.One of… Continue reading Forget tears. Music has always moved me to words.

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The Next Generation of Authors

The next generation of authors might just be sitting in the plastic, uncomfortable desk chairs that I have strategically arranged so that they are not sitting next to someone that they will talk with during my entire lesson.As a reading teacher, I have the opportunity to engage students at a deeper level. I learn what… Continue reading The Next Generation of Authors

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Dreamers Release Details

Today I’m thrilled to announce that my science fiction thriller short story, “Dreamers”, will be published through Wordwraith Books to Amazon on February 16th, 2016!So without further ado, I give you the COVER, the BACK COVER COPY, and something even COOLER (well, maybe, lol), a LIVE READING OF CHAPTER 1! Check it out!Rostam Hobbs had… Continue reading Dreamers Release Details

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Social Media for Writers – The Master Post!

It was my turn to write up a post for the Wordwraiths … and I wasn’t sure what I was going to write.Then I was mentioned in a post on Jolly Fish Press’s blog about How To Become a Better Social Media Networker (thanks Reece Hanzon!), and an author friend suggested I do a master post… Continue reading Social Media for Writers – The Master Post!

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” ‘Adventure!  Excitement!  A Jedi craves not these things.’  Ah, but we do.” – Mark Hamill

“Dad, tell me a bedtime story!” “Another one?  Okay.  Once upon a time, in a faraway land, there lived a terrrrrible dragon…”  Why do we humans devour stories?  We don’t even care where they come from.  They can be in the form of movies, TV shows, books, told by our parents or grandparents, or even… Continue reading ” ‘Adventure!  Excitement!  A Jedi craves not these things.’  Ah, but we do.” – Mark Hamill