Strings: A Love Story

Strings: The Story Behind the Story—and an invitation!

My new novel, Strings: A Love Story, will be released September 12th. That date is fast approaching, so I thought I’d write a little about what this book is about and how it came to be.

Strings is about Ted and Olivia, a pair of soul mates who meet when they are both students at a California boarding school back in the 1960s. Life gets in the way of their youthful plans to be together, but neither one ever forgets the connection they shared as teenagers.

Ted goes on to be a noted violinist, and Olivia finds success as an actor. When the unexpected appearance of (more…)

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The Writer's Block bookshop and Grouchy John's Coffee Shop

The Best Spots for Writing and Coffee in Las Vegas

Coffee Writing Club
How can any coffee-loving writer resist? The Coffee Writing Club at the Writer’s Block meets every other Sunday morning.

I’m sitting in the back room at The Writer’s Block with a handful of other people. We’re here for the Coffee Writing Club, a bi-weekly gathering of folks who assemble to drink some good coffee (generously donated by PublicUs down the street), chat, and even get some writing done. I have to drive across town for this one-hour event, and over the past couple of months, I have not missed a single session. Kind of crazy, don’t you (more…)

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