Book Research Articles

Theme Park Research

May 16, 2017 9:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Hot tip: If you want to go to a theme park in Orlando and avoid massive crowds, then go on a Wednesday in May. May is an off month, I’ve been told, in that it comes after spring break and before school lets out for the summer. And people often... read more

London #4

September 16, 2016 9:00 am Published by 1 Comment

Note: My blogs London I, II, and III are about factual London. The present blog is about fictional London, that is, the London that figures as the setting for my two latest stories, The Alpha’s Edge and Buy Me Love. I thought it would be fun in this blog to... read more

Writing Myself as a Character

February 26, 2016 1:42 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Alfred Hitchcock was famous, among other things, for his cameo appearances in the films he directed. Cameos are, by definition, brief appearances in a work of the performing arts, and the people play themselves. The topic of this blog is not quite cameo appearances, but it is akin, because I... read more

Love After All

November 16, 2015 9:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

I love treating the setting for a story as a secondary character. A lively setting allows my main characters to shine brighter. I travel a lot and use the many places I go as backdrops for my narrative imagination. One place that can hardly be outdone for romantic possibilities is... read more

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Ronda Rousey

August 17, 2015 7:55 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Cover Photo Credit: WikiMedia User Msmirlie2863. Edited and authorized for reuse under this Creative Commons license. Ronda Rousey is currently the reigning women’s bantamweight champion of the UFC. She is undefeated, having won all of her 12 fights and all in the first round. Most recently, on August 1, 2015 in Rio... read more