September 30, 2019

I can’t believe so much time has gone by since the last The Write Drive. I’ve been working really hard on my collection of short stories and poems. I start early most mornings, and the day flies.

At least, the book is now in the formatting stage, and the battles with Mi...

September 10, 2019

Hey there. I’ve missed a couple or more weeks of the blog. Been working on my new book—a collection of my stories and poems.

Since I’m still dealing with that shoestring budget, the writing, editing, finding resources, and cover creation are all in my lap. I enjoy it, b...

August 15, 2019

...This he told me. Said, I'm going down to Yasgur's Farm. Gonna join in a rock and roll band. Got to get back to the land and set my soul free.” “Woodstock,” written by Joni Mitchell. The version that sticks with me is sung by Crosby, Stills, and Nash.

Woodstock began...

August 5, 2019

Wow, two weeks have disappeared without a blog. Sorry about that. Here’s what’s been taking up my time.

I had been working feverishly to finish my submissions for the Virginia Writers Golden Nib competition. Also, our local chapter had a multi-author showcase scheduled...

July 19, 2019

Neil Armstrong spoke those words when the lunar module, Eagle, fully touched down on the Moon. The four pads at the ends of Eagle’s legs settled onto the lunar surface on July 20, 1969 at 3:17 and 43 seconds p.m. EST.

I watched it all. I was 13 years old and caught up i...

July 13, 2019

My goodness! It’s already Friday evening. Most of the week vanished in the blink of an eye.

My computer must be a time machine when I work on poetry and stories. I sit down at it usually before 9 a.m. Before I know it, on days I don’t have any other commitments, evening...

June 30, 2019

You don’t look your age at all, and are just a youngster as far as most of the rest of the world is concerned. You’ve come a long way. Patriots 243 years ago sacrificed their lives, and patriots, now, give their lives for you.

July 4, 1776—Independence Day for the Unite...

June 19, 2019

I’ve been talking about summer lately.  In a couple of days, for the northern hemisphere of Earth, on Friday, June 21, it’s here. The summer solstice occurs at 11:54 a.m. EDT. We’ll have more daylight Friday than any other day of the year. Have you ever wondered what a...

June 14, 2019

Summer vacation is just starting for students and teachers around the United States. For the graduating class of 2019, it’s the prelude to university studies in the fall, getting into the full-time working world, or taking a break for awhile.

I used to love summer. I re...

June 2, 2019

Ooopsie, ran out of last week before I could get to The Write Drive. I was polishing up some story submissions and getting ready for my participation on the "Investigating Local Ghosts for Writing and DVDs" panel at Galaxycon, Richmond, 2019.

So, for this week, I'm shar...

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