I have a blog entry on my website from August in 2014 where I was wondering if I would ever get a book published. Well, hopefully, by August of 2016 River of Cattle will be launched or about to be launched. It has been a roller coaster ride for these last two years. But, I

I’m back. After a long hiatus I’m back on track. Here’s an update. I went to an intense writing workshop last summer given by Margie Lawson on deepening the emotional level of your writing. It was awesome. I learned such a tremendous amount. When I came home I reworked River of Cattle and hopefully improved

10-12-14 Bluebonnet Ball is coming along nicely. It’s almost done. I’m in the revision stage. It started at over 1200 words and now it is about 885. When I was teaching and would read aloud to my students I would think about the book I had just read. It was short—only a few words per

8/19/14 Writing is a funny business. I don’t know if there is any other occupation where you do so much without appearing to do anything. I’ve been doing a serious amount of thinking about Bluebonnet Ball. I guess it’s like a conveyer belt, like in a factory. Ideas come through my mind and some I