Monday, July 28, 2014

rhode island

Here's a few pictures from my recent trip to Rhode Island,
the place where I grew up. 

It has been a treat to introduce my son to
some of the things I enjoyed as a kid.

Plus, I just love being surrounded by nature.

Such a great place for gathering story ideas!

Sunday, July 27, 2014

word of the week

Our Word of the Week

that I added to the fish bowl on my desk


conscience (noun) 1. the part of the mind that makes you aware of your actions as being either morally right or morally wrong

Thursday, July 24, 2014

exciting news

I have a literary agent!

The wonderful Susan Hawk at the Bent Agency now represents me and I couldn't be happier.

Monday, July 7, 2014


Here's what I thought about today:

Being optimistic is a lot like brushing your teeth. Doing it everyday takes effort, but the payoff is a really good, genuine smile.

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