What did Richard think of my book?

Richard’s beach read was the manuscript about his brother. Andy dog and Uncle Reid are the supporting cast under the tent.

In addition to my first reader, a writer named Susan in Maine, I’m letting some of my family members read the manuscript of my first book. I asked Richard if he wanted to read it. He did. And he started in the car on the drive down to the Outer Banks vacation.

When we arrive in Duck, North Carolina we decide we have to have the legendary crab cakes from Blue Point for lunch. As soon we step … Read more...

Fourth draft and ready for my first reader

All boxed up and ready to go to my first reader. But I don’t yet have her address! I also made copies for Randy and Richard to read at the beach. Both said they wanted to read it.

I worked through a lot of pain, revisited a lot of pain, while writing it. This is one heck of a process. Next step is working on finding a publisher.  No easy task because I have to create other documents for this step.

Co-authored by my deceased son, Charles, it includes brilliant rap lyrics from his notebooks I call his “Rap Diaries” … Read more...