Monthly Archives: August 2010

Day at the Baltimore Comic Con

It has been a while since I attended a comic book convention. But since my old friend Matt Wagner was one of the many artists/writers at this year’s convention in Baltimore, I couldn’t resist taking him up on his offer … Continue reading

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Progress on my first novel

Chapter five is nearly completed with a total word count of 12,000. It is a backward/forward process, but seeing the characters and plot develop is extremely rewarding. There is sometimes a strong attachment to the characters, particularly when days go … Continue reading

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Rt. 11 Yard Crawl

An event unique to the Shenandoah Valley has begun. It is the mother of all yard sales. From Winchester to Edinburg and beyond on Route 11 the annual “Yard Crawl” is creating traffic congestion on the one hand and community … Continue reading

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The Hunger Games

Finished Suzanne Collins’ novel “The Hunger Games” recently. It is well paced, but if you are not into dystopian fiction you may not like this work. I look forward to reading the sequel.

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