Monthly Archives: April 2018

Reflecting Briefly: Life, Loss, Love

April is almost at its end. It’s been a whirlwind year for me thus far.  So here I am in Spain. It’s almost 1:30 a.m. I feel…calm. So I’m going to reflect on things I feel have been the most important or impactful to me in the last few months. I have improved as a […]

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Honeymoon Chapter II: Ackergill Tower, John O’Groats, & the Highlands

So. I am writing this from a lovely little apartment in Granada, Spain. We’ve been here (in Spain, starting in Cordoba) since Saturday and, after a bit of a rough start, have gotten our legs beneath us. We’re having fun, but oh my god do I miss Scotland. So, without further ado… Chapter II: Ackergill […]

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An Observable Improvement

As I’m preparing to write the next blog post about my honeymoon in Europe, I decided to pause and share the following: the different opening paragraphs to SHADOW TWINS, starting from the very first draft when the story was titled THE FORGER. When I first started writing this I was a moderately experienced writer. When […]

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Honeymoon Chapter I: Edinburgh—City of Writers and Ghosts

So, as the title of this blog post suggests, I am recently married and on my honeymoon! We’ve chosen Scotland and southern Spain. Right now we are about halfway through our time in Scotland and it’s been an absolute blast. I’m writing this from a castle in the Highlands, but we’ll cover that in the […]

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