➸ How to be The Hero of Your Own Story – Part One (1 of 3)

Want to know the best advice I’ve ever received as a writer AND as a human being?

Here it is:

Be the hero of your own story.

This advice set me on a new life path and everything changed!

For me, being the hero of my own story means living my life by all the same principles and doctrines I hold my protagonists to…

➸ How to be the Hero of Your Own Story – Part Two (2 of 3)

Your life is your story. Your choices are your path. Don’t let someone else choose for you.

As a writer and a student of human nature, I have the on-going pleasure of studying the many different aspects of life, our world, and its varied characters. One of the most fascinating of these is our culture’s archetypes, and heroes are arguably among of the most enduring and endearing of the archetypal class. Heroes in their myriad forms have been requisite to story, myth, and legend throughout the history of humankind. What follows is Part Two of my hero traits list… a collection of high caliber qualities and attributes I believe we can all aspire to…

➸ How to be the Hero of Your Own Story – Part Three (3 of 3)

You’d be surprised how much these guys can teach you, not only because they are your textbook hero types, but because of the standards they hold themselves to in everyday life and the myriad situations that put those ideals to the test. Some of the BEST heroes to learn from are exploring the galaxy!

A Pencil & A Dream

I have lived a very blessed life. I was born & raised in America, & love the freedom that affords me. I’m grateful every day for it. So I’ve been searching for a way to give back…

Whose life is it anyway?

Strange things sometimes happen in the middle of an otherwise ordinary day. Meeting someone who has your life definitely qualifies.

My Favorite NYC Secret!

NYC’s hidden history: mastery, mystery, and majestic beauty meet to make magic!

Many readers have asked where the inspiration for the abandoned subway scene in my book The Secret Half came from and if it is a real location. The scene they speak of is where CJ takes Ani on a dark spelunking adventure down into the “subterrania” of the New York City Subway System that ends at an abandoned station under City Hall.