• Honoring Robert Jordan

    The Wheel of Time turns, and Ages come and pass, leaving memories that become legend. Legend fades to myth, and even myth is long forgotten when the Age that gave it birth comes again. These are the words most likely to be spoken or remembered in honor of Robert Jordan, who passed away last month […]

  • Book Review: The Kite Runner

    The Kite Runner is the first novel by Khaled Hosseini, a surprising fact considering the masterful way in which this novel has been crafted.  Although Hosseini now resides in California, he spent his childhood in Afghanistan, which lends authenticity to his work.  The Kite Runner is a study in contrasts. It graphically depicts life in […]

  • Book Review: Stealing Lumby

    Gail Fraser's second novel in the Lumby series, Stealing Lumby, is a refreshing change of pace from the original storyline provided in The Lumby Lines. The first story took a good 40 pages or more to set the stage before the reader ever discerns who the main characters are.  Stealing Lumby jumps right into the […]

  • Book Review: The Lumby Lines

    The book is The Lumby Lines, by Gail Fraser. Fraser manages to appeal to both Baby Boomers and Gen Y simultaneously. The first novel of the series is crafted to be hip enough to engage the young and cultured enough to engage the old. My one and only complaint revolves around the opening of the […]

  • Read Print Offers Free Online Classic Books

    Good ‘ol StumbleUpon led me to an excellent literary resource online. Students, teachers, and literary fanatics worldwide can now access the works of more than 90 classic authors at ReadPrint.com. Supported by Google Adsense, Read Print is an excellent free resource to avid readers everywhere. Authors include Shakespeare, Lord Byron, Sophocles, H. G. Wells, and […]

  • Are Blogs the New Books?

    Seth Godin is a very famous marketing “guru” who got famous from marketing outside the box and then coining terms to describe new marketing phenomena. In a recent interview, Seth was asked about the value of the New York Times Bestselling List and whether writers should still aim for that accomplishment. Seth’s response was (as […]

  • My First Book is in the Works

    It’s true… It’s in the works. I announced this to my friends and family a few months ago on MySpace, but I thought I’d go ahead and mention it here. I’ve given myself until January of next year to complete this book, though God knows I’d love to finish early and start shopping it around. […]

  • Things I Love About My Wife

    you eagerly anticipate becoming the mother of our children you are not only honest, but you hold yourself to a standard of integrity that sometimes shames me you work hard, and you don’t take advantage of me you are gorgeous. your looks kept us together more than once! you are so beautiful that i will […]