In The Wild

Well, this was exciting! For the first time I was able to see one of my books on the shelf at a bookstore. In this case it was my local Barnes and Noble (Menlo Park Mall, Edison, NJ). I signed the copies they had there (with the approval from the manager) and will...

Now for Something a Little Different

It’s time to talk about EMILY’S SONG. If you’ve been hoping for a book from me that is aimed at adults, you are in luck. In just a few short weeks, on May 14, EMILY’S SONG will be released. It is a time travel romance and if it were a movie...

How a Story Becomes a Book – Part 3

Whenever there is some noteworthy event a book seems to come out about it within a couple of months. I rather marvel at this, because the process for me has taken much much longer. Of course, I do understand the marketing advantage to pushing through books that deal...

How a Story Becomes a Book – part 2

Signing with an agent was a huge deal for me. I had visions of best-seller lists and movie deals and a quick deal for my book. Things didn’t play out quite that way. He offered suggestions and revisions and I made the changes. He sent the book out to the big...

How a Story Becomes a Book… part 1

Let me start by saying that experiences may vary. This is not a definitive treatise on the matter, but my experience with my latest book. Had I been a celebrity the process would have been very different. Ten years ago I opened a document on my computer and typed the...