Live and on the spot

Last weekend the publishing house I work with, Stitched Smile Publications, held a Facebook event--a release party for one of our British authors, Ash Hartwell, who wrote Tip of the Iceberg.      Tip of the Iceberg is an interesting take on not only the sinking of the RMS Titanic, but also a zombie outbreak. It is a great story and a fun read. Ash mixes in just enough factual information to make a reader think "This could happen." He uses good descriptions in his writing, following the wr...
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New beginnings

Like every other human, I was born. I had a childhood. I learned to read and write. Once I learned to read, I developed a passion for the written word. It didn't happen overnight, but it happened. Especially fiction. I'll read non-fiction, but it doesn't have the same allure fiction holds. As I sit here thinking about it, I realize I owe my love of books and reading to my parents, primarily my mother. Whenever we had to go to an appointment, she brought a book with her. I am fairly certain sh...
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Hello world!

Welcome to my new and improved world. I wrote this first "Hello world" in October 2009 I first started this blog. After a long overdue update which erased all my previous posts (of which there were not many because I allowed life to intrude), I decided to start from scratch. That is, with the exception of this first post because I believe, in a way, it is still applicable. I may change a few words, add some, delete some, but for the most part leave it as it was. Taking the first step is always...
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