I'm a fan of watching deleted scenes from movies. It's interesting to see what doesn't make the final cut of a movie because sometimes they really can add to the story, and the only reason they were cut was due to time constraints. Other times the scenes just didn't fit into the final version. So … Continue reading Standing By – Deleted Scene
Hey everyone! It's getting close to the holidays, so it's been busy for all of us I'm sure. Anyway, in the midst of all the Christmas shopping and other festivities, I thought it would be fun to share a tiny excerpt from my book, Standing By. I was recently flipping through the pages of the … Continue reading Excerpt from Standing By
Hello friends of the book world! If you're anything like me, you probably wonder what the writing process is like or what tools your favorite writers use. I'm always researching new tools to help with my productivity since there are always new ones coming out that are more advanced than others. So I thought that … Continue reading Writing Tools
Last week was a bit crazy for me. I had reached out to the librarians at the two high schools in town and the middle school about my book and to see if they'd like it in their collection. I got an almost immediate response from the librarian at my old high school, saying he'd … Continue reading School Visits
Welcome one and all to my writing website! Let's start with how you ended up here. Since I just launched the site, you probably came from my personal blog - orangeowldiaries.com - or one of my social media sites where I just posted the link. This means I probably have some idea of who is … Continue reading Welcome!