On Holidays, Hope, and Home

At the end of The Return of the King (the novel version), Frodo, Sam, Merry, and Pippin, have gone through an extraordinary adventure to save the world and look forward to returning to the comfort of home. As the Hobbits enter the Shire, however, the evil wizard Saruman has conquered it and everything is black…

The Exciting Adventure Of A Book Signing

Many writers dream of going to Barnes and Noble and see their book on the shelf. As an independent author, this dream can seem far more distant. However, last weekend, due to some personal connections and the nation-wide Teen Book Festival, I was able to share my book at the local Barnes and Noble. It was…