Category: My Platform/Why I Write
First Write for Yourself
Do try writing your story in your own words though. Break a few pencils, crayons, whatever. Tear pages. Get. It. Out. That is what is most important.
Austin’s Old Three Hundred
The two main families in my historical novel are members of those southerners who settled along or near the Brazos River in the early 1800s.
Why I Wrote the Texian Trilogy
I wrote the Texian Trilogy for several reasons.
Life is Grand, Yet Underneath . . .
San Juan Mountains in the fall, near Silverton, Colorado.
We can even keep secrets from ourselves.
Love Games Waste Your Time
Say what you mean and mean what you say. Let a person know who you truly are. That is intimacy.
Step Through Your Fear
It’s those little fears we all face nearly every day that are so easy to deny that bring us down, decision by decision.
The Value in All Things
By having so much less, I valued what I had so much more.
Puberty—A Search for Meaning
Puberty began a search for meaning in my life. I think most people round this age begin to examine the same question.
Gotta Have a Dream
I wanted to live an adventurous life, no matter the risks. I wanted to experience what I read about in books. That dream was a major part of what enabled me to get past what I faced in the present.