Tag Archives: Writing

The Devil Walks in Mattingly – Q&A with Billy Coffey

We’re back! My book has now gone to the printer (much more on that to come), so I am able to resurrect my blog in the best way possible, by talking about a terrific new book. Billy Coffey has just … Continue reading

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The Waiting – coming in May 2014

Well, here it is…the stunning cover of Grandma’s book, The Waiting, which will be published in May by Tyndale!  I am working morning, noon and night (along with my partner, Cindy Coloma) to meet the manuscript deadline of December 31. … Continue reading

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When Mockingbirds Sing – A Chat with Billy Coffey

Oh, this is EXCITING. With each novel Billly Coffey has released, his writing and story-telling skills have taken a quantum leap upwards. When Mockingbirds Sing, his brand-new book, is the kind of fiction I wish all Christian novelists were producing. … Continue reading

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The Book – an update

Lots of things are happening behind the scenes in my writing world, which is why I’ve been scarce lately and haven’t been chattering on about all the exciting things happening in the world of physics, such as the solar flare … Continue reading

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Ebert, Art, and Life after Death

The great writer Roger Ebert died yesterday, and the news made me cry. Not as soon as I read it but an hour later, when I was driving to the bookstore (hurrying, since I had only a short while before … Continue reading

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Gay Writes

America lost a national treasure on Thursday, when the brilliant writer William Gay died of heart failure at the age of 68. I’d never heard of Gay before I picked up the 2007 edition of The Best American Short Stories, … Continue reading

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On (Attempted) Writing

“Easy reading is damn hard writing.”  ~Nathaniel Hawthorne Last week, I started reading Open, the autobiography of Andre Agassi. And, jeepers creepers. This is by far the best sports bio I’ve ever read. Andre’s story is incredible, better than fiction. … Continue reading

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