Category Archives: Writing Project Updates

All The Colors of Mysti

My illustrators and I have created many characters for boys, but I have to admit that it’s been much more of a challenge for me to create characters that young girls would love. Until now colorful Mysti’s hair, tail, and … Continue reading

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Dream Meld

It’s happened. Dreams of real life and imagined life via one of my fiction stories joined together into a mind-tripping dream meld last night. I believe I accidentally set myself up for it when I added a brief dream sequence … Continue reading

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An Announcement and Opportunity

I just finished the initial full draft of my first official novella-length story, titled It Was Her Eyes. I’ve never been more proud of my writing nor felt more like a writer than when I typed “The End” after completing this phase of … Continue reading

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Free at Last (for the Next 2.5 Months)

I love nearly everything about investing and my wealth management business. A big exception to that is when it comes to quarterly letter time. I typically send report letters to my Clients during the first two weeks of each new … Continue reading

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Urgent: Feedback Requested

A friend and reader pointed out that the cover of my latest book project appears to indicate the man/husband is accusing her of doing something silly. In the story though I’m the one uttering the sentence, I’m also the one who’s done … Continue reading

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Two New Book Projects

I’ve just decided to write two more non-fiction books, one each  offering insights into  relationships and parenting lessons My Beloved and I have learned during our nearly four decades together. Neither are likely to be funny or heartwarming (because all those stories … Continue reading

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Cover Reveal: Stop Peeing in the Kitty Litter!

Cover image courtesy of yelet and canstockphoto Cover by Joleene Naylor Here’s the cover for my latest non-fiction book, Stop Peeing in the Kitty Litter! It’s filled with humorous and heartwarming stories offering insights into marriage. Editing begins on October 2nd, followed by interior layout, printing, and … Continue reading

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