True Writing and the Gift of Photography

Some people seem to just let experiences come and go. Little conscious effort is made to keep a part of what just happened to them. Life is just about experiencing things and that’s it. What’s next? There’s nothing wrong with that. It is a way to travel “light” through the journey of life. These peopleContinue reading “True Writing and the Gift of Photography”

Readers Wanted

Many of my friends are changing. They are reading less and watching (or binging) series on Netflix, Amazon or similar services more. I don’t altogether like it. It is making my world a bit less interesting. First of all, I feel a bit of pressure to watch these series in order to maintain cultural touchstones.Continue reading “Readers Wanted”

Why I write

I just finished the first draft of The Sommières Sun. It now goes on to editing and it is still on track for a spring release. I thought I’d take a short break from the book to blog about why I write. I write to entertain, educate and inspire. I also write to provoke thought.Continue reading “Why I write”

Tiki Anyone?

My upcoming novel, The Sommières Sun delves into the tiki culture of Paris and New Orleans. “The philosophy, if you will, is living moments of a peaceful life. Let the magic of the ocean and the breeze heal you and wash away your cares. Think white sand and the smell of an ocean breeze. It’sContinue reading “Tiki Anyone?”