My Bookish Chicago

My family and I spent last week in Chicago. We stuffed ourselves with good food, saw all the sights (well, a lot of them anyway), and, as is necessary during any vacation I take, visited several bookstores. The picture above is my haul from the trip, and believe me when I say that stack is… Continue reading My Bookish Chicago

The Fiction Writer by Jillian Cantor

Olivia Fitzgerald is smarting from the critical failure of her second novel, a reimagining of Daphne DuMaurier’s Rebecca, when she receives an offer to ghost write a book for troubled billionaire hunk Henry Asherwood. She is given precious few details about the project,  but with her funds dwindling, and a wicked case of writer’s block… Continue reading The Fiction Writer by Jillian Cantor

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I’m Back…Again

I know, I know. Last time, I was gone for 3 months. This time, I was gone for 5. If that trend were to hold, I’d disappear for 7 months after this post, but I promise that will not happen now. I’m not one for New Year’s resolutions—that sort of goal-setting seems fragile and easily… Continue reading I’m Back…Again

I’m Back!

There’s no way to dance around this one, kids, but it’s been almost three months since my last post. Summer was a busy time for my family—camps, vacations, one late-night trip to the ER, physical therapy appointments relating to that ER trip—unfortunately, this site got mentally pushed to the side. You will be glad to… Continue reading I’m Back!

The Last Word by Taylor Adams

I will preface this review by saying I don’t really think that Taylor Adams will kill me. However, as this book is about an author exacting physical revenge against someone who left him a bad review, well, let’s say it gives me pause. Particularly when I tell you that The Last Word is easily the… Continue reading The Last Word by Taylor Adams

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It’s Here!

I am going to attempt to promote myself in a more dignified fashion than I had previously and let you all know that the May 2023 edition of Metaphorosis—containing my short story, “The Conch Shell”—is finally here. My story is not being published on the website until May 12th (they release one story every Friday),… Continue reading It’s Here!

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