My Comfort Zone

For those who might not be aware, the month of April is NaPoWriMo (National Poetry Writing Month). It's also GloPoWriMo - Global Poetry Writing Month. Kind of cool to think writers all over the world are stepping up their poetry-writing game in order to pen 30 poems in 30 days. Of course, I'm running behind … Continue reading My Comfort Zone

2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 6,200 times in 2014. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 5 trips to carry that many people. Click here to … Continue reading 2014 in review

Best Bloggers Blogging … according to me!

Both my blogs made the Best Bloggers list. What a tremendous honor! Please stop by and visit the other bloggers listed here.

Books: Publishing, Reading, Writing

I’ve already given you a wrap-up of the best books I read in 2014. As well as being a reader and an author, I’m also a blogger who promotes other authors and doles out advice and information on all manner interesting areas, to me and my readers. Throughout this past year I have become “acquainted” with other like-minded bloggers (some of whom are also authors), have followed and read their blogs, commented on them, and reblogged their posts a number of times. Some of these bloggers came to my attention in the first place, because they offered to read and review my books or gave me promotion by way of an interview or guest post on their blogs. In turn, I met a number of other bloggers through that first set – people who commented on those posts about me or who won a copy of my book through…

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Sunday Surprise

Lovely interview with DM Yates who is definitely an author to watch!

creative barbwire (or the many lives of a creator)

c438b8dfa2823083a6c72c807428ed14f8de0fa8-thumbSooo, did you get Strange Portals or not? NO? Shame on you! Go get it now, it’s free! And you’ll be able to read a wonderful story by today’s guest! Ladies and gentlemen, please welcome inkslinger DM Yates!

Where do you live and write from?

I live in West Jordan, Utah which is about 13 miles from Salt Lake City, surrounded by beautiful mountains.

Why do you write?

I’ve written for as long as I can remember. I have all these stories and poems that run through my mind constantly and always have.

When did you start writing?

My twin brother once told me that I started writing as soon as I learned the alphabet and a teacher placed a pencil in my hand. I believe him because I can remember having to read my stories to the class.

What genre(s) do you write?

Here’s where I’m a little odd…

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