Tag: goodreads

News about “The Law of Moses”

In a few weeks, June First, to be exact, The Law of Moses will be displayed at the 2017 BookExpo New Title Showcase, in New York City. Truthfully, I don’t know how to prepare myself for this. I have been told it is the largest book fair in North...

Professional Book Reviews

Recently, I received a book review for my book, The Law of Moses.  The review was from a book review blog named the Hungry Monster and it is run by a man named Thomas Anderson.  I’ve never met Thomas, most likely, never will.  If we were to meet, it...

The Thursday Meeting

Come on, come join me with Gayla at our weekly meeting. Gayla, I’d like you meet a friend of mine, who’s kind of going to look over our shoulder. Gayla is a petite woman with deep eyes blue eyes.  Her hair is dark brunette and the smile you see is...

Should Clare Wear Glasses?

“Writers aren’t exactly people…they’re a whole bunch of people trying to be one person.”                                                                      ...

Sacrifice and Sushi

Writing is simple, Hemingway said, “sit at your typewriter (computer) and bleed.” I am willing to sacrifice for my craft and in all honesty feel I have. The rewards far outweigh any forfeit, I’ve suffered, but I remain ready to pay the price. That belief came under direct attack...

Heard A Good Book Lately?

Like many, I set goals for the coming year.  Last year, 2016, (had to write that one more time) I set the goal to convert all my novels into audiobooks.  I came up a little short, only six of the eight were finished by the time the ball dropped. ...

Winter 1864 No. 21

In the year of 1864, Johanna Cardiff was becoming a young woman; the war that had split her country continued.  This is her journal; these are her journeys.     Dear Samuel, Everything I wrote concerning the disgrace known as “Hellmira” has come to pass.  “Hellmira” is now the...

Autumn 1864 No. 20

  In the year of 1864, Johanna Cardiff was becoming a young woman; the war that had split her country continued.  This is her journal; these are her journeys.     Dear Samuel, I must record my thoughts on the prisoner of war camp, called Barracks #3, the Army...

Summer 1864 No. 19

  In the year of 1864, Johanna Cardiff was becoming a young woman; the war that had split her country continued.  This is her journal; these are her journeys.     Dear Samuel, Today Elmira, our little town, safe in the woods of upstate New York was invaded. It...

Spring 1864 No. 18

  In the year of 1864, Johanna Cardiff was becoming a young woman; the war that had split her country continued.  This is her journal; these are her journeys.     Dear Samuel, The holidays are behind us and once again, the entire town of Elmira looks forward to...