Thinking About Holidays: With or Without You

Thinking About Holidays: With or Without You

I have long battled against my tendency to worry. That common Irish phrase: ah sure what’s the worst that can happen, is seldom heard fall from my lips. For most of my life, I’ve seen this as a bad thing and, in my twenties, I worried (sorry) that it was becoming bad...
Daniel’s Duel

Daniel’s Duel

During the editing of my latest novel, If Looks Could Kill, I was going through the manuscript trying to develop elements of the plot or passages that might deepen the experience for the reader. I stopped at a scene near the beginning where two characters are fighting...