This was a true group effort. The whole book was, actually. Having cancer now it was hard to finish what I've been working on for so long. I get that fatigue, I get that chemo-brain which makes it hard to focus sometimes. Fortunately I have an amazing team of talented friends and colleagues to help … Continue reading Cover Art – Final
It used to be a big thing to have a profession. To work at the same company for thirty years and retire from there and get a gold watch or something. "What do you do?" "I'm an architect." "I'm an accountant." "I'm a secretary." People in the town where I grew up in Fairfield County, … Continue reading What Do You Do?
I am finally feeling good enough (on my good days!) to do a little writing and thought I would share a tiny bit of MASKED, which I am working hard to finish now. It's the third book in the Cast Down series. Carrie froze in the foyer and without turning around requested, “I’d like to … Continue reading Masked – a brief tease
Do you remember the movie Throw Momma from the Train? Billy Crystal plays a writer, who also teaches a writing class. His catchphrase was, "A writer writes - always!" That became one of my favorite lines, ever. And it's TRUE! Trust me, if I'm watching TV, or driving somewhere, or even having a conversation with … Continue reading So Creepy!!!
I'm closing in on the finish of Cast Down; Masked and wanted to share the dedication page with everyone, especially with those who knew my friend, Mary, and her family. A Note from the Author Masked the third novel novels in the Cast Down series. The first; A New England Haunting was released in … Continue reading Masked – Dedication
The third book in the Cast Down series should be finished in about two weeks. Want a little taste? For over a month Gabby woke to the smell of her father’s aftershave lingering in her room, as if he’d spent the night sitting in a chair at her bedside, keeping a silent vigil over her. … Continue reading Cast Down; Masked (teaser)
The third novel in the Cast Down series qualifies as a "Prequel" since it takes place before A New England Haunting. The story focuses on the character of Carrie, who we already met in New England Haunting. It's the story of her life, seeing spirits since she was a child, growing up in the paranormal … Continue reading Cast Down; Masked (teaser)
One of the first things I remember hearing from the Warrens when I was a kid was that Ouija boards are very dangerous because they are "blind communication" and open doors to the demonic. Well, if that didn't scare me nothing did. I remember going through the toy department in stores and going to the … Continue reading Ramblings of a Retired “Ghost Hunter” part 5
I'm pretty excited - both the Kindle and the paperback version of Cast Down; Remnants is now available on Amazon! Purchase on Amazon I started reading horror novels when I was a kid. In grade school my friends were all doing book reports on "My Friend, the Fireman" and I was doing them on "The … Continue reading Remnants – Now Available!
I remember the first time I tried an EVP recording. It was in a cemetery, late at night. I did the usual question thing for a while, then just left the recorder on top of a headstone for maybe an hour while I wandered off to take pictures and such. I took the recorder with … Continue reading Ramblings of a Retired “Ghost Hunter” (part 4)