Monthly Archives: May 2012

Twenty-nine pages in (Project Novel)

It’s been a full week since I dove into Project Novel – don’t judge, this week has been an outright demon – but I more than made up for it tonight as I sliced, diced and wrote my way through 10 more pages. … Continue reading

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Nineteen pages in (Project Novel)

I’m now 19 pages into the rewriting/editing process of Project Novel, and I’m really stoked with the process so far. As my editing skills have grown thanks to the day job, I find that I’m really able to tighten up … Continue reading

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Story Snippet No. 18

For this week’s food column, I interviewed Chef Gerry “G.” Garvin, whose show, “Road Trip with G. Garvin” kicks off Tuesday, May 29 at 9 p.m. on the Cooking Channel. With a long history of successful cooking shows, including a … Continue reading

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Nine pages in (Project Novel)

Last night, I started Project Novel. Initial blog conveniently located here. When I went into the document, which I hadn’t been in since January of 2011, I was surprised to see that I had 22,000+ words already, so last night was pretty … Continue reading

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Introducing … Project Novel

Just about 10 years ago, I began writing a novel. The process was very organic for me: Pen to paper, notebook after notebook, hand cramp after hand cramp – just as it was with every little story I’d scribble down as … Continue reading

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Bookworm: “Big Sur”

Like he is for many writers, Jack Kerouac is a huge inspiration to me.In fact, my debut Bookworm explains exactly how very much he is responsible for me being able to call myself a writer. So back when Borders went bye-bye in the summer, … Continue reading

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Story Snippet, No. 17

For this week’s issue, I got to interview one of my favorite musicians: Rob Zombie. Since I first heard “Thunder Kiss ’65” way back in the early ’90s, Rob Zombie has fascinated me – so I was pretty stoked to … Continue reading

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