A Twist on Bookstores


I was in Sonoma, California a few days ago and there I stumbled upon a brick and mortar bookstore. Naturally spending a good amount of time thumbing through all the paperback fiction and non on display. I honestly never pass up a bookstore no matter where I am or travel to. So, of course, I … Continue reading A Twist on Bookstores

First Assignment – Under Twenty Minutes


You know what I love the most about a twenty-minute quick writing assignment in class about a moment when you felt a rush of adventure?  Just being able to sit in front of a computer and write – quickly, without putting much thought to it or worrying about how it comes out. Kind of like … Continue reading First Assignment – Under Twenty Minutes

Books Set in Florence, Italy


Since I love writing novels based ideally somewhere in Europe, I decided to include a list of books set,  in this case, in Florence, Italy.  Just in case, you share my passion for destination stories.  And if not, then please have a pleasant Tuesday.