Writing your first book? Prepare to make mistakes! It’s going to happen lots of times and the important thing to remember is to not get discouraged. You will be told there’s too many books and not enough readers, that it’s too difficult an industry to get into and other excuses why you shouldn’t get started […]
I was once at a cattle call for extras on the movie “Rush” and I found myself sitting at a table with four other people named Jody…. We all had to get out our IDs before we believed it….. What’s yours?
Come join me tonight at the Put a Cork in it Winery in Bricktown. Walk or boat on the canal, grab a taste or two of wine and get a signed copy of my books. The address is 115 E. California St. Oklahoma City. I’ll be there from 5-8pm. Come on down and say hi!
Watch my blog for intermittent specials on my books. This weekend I’m running a Dark Canvas-Kindle give away for 3 days. Friday the 4th through Sunday the 6th you’ll be able to download Dark Canvas for FREE! Stay tuned to my blog for other specials….you never know when something will pop up!
I read a fortune cookie the other day and it said, “A single kind word can keep someone warm for years.” and I started thinking how true that statement is. I for one have had several of those occasions. A person told me once years ago that I have had a wonderful positive influence on […]
Do you know the names of the larger bottles of wine? There are several more than I would have expected and we see virtually none of them in the retail market beyond the “Magnum.” But here they are: Magnum(2),Jeroboam(4),Methuselah(8),Salmanazar(12),Balthazar(16),Nebuchadnezzar(20) The numbers beside the names represent how many 750ml bottles are contained in that one container. And […]
This Saturday at Full Circle Books in Oklahoma City I’m trying a new concept and combining two of my favorite things: Writing and Wine! Come on out and join me! It’s from 5-7:30 and full details are on my EVENTS pages.
One of my favorite politicians and one of the most quotable. Oh how they laughed when an actor ran for President….. I don’t believe in a government that protects us from ourselves. Politics is supposed to be the second oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the […]
For all of you out there who have loved Harry Potter and even for the ones who have barely heard of the story(if that’s still even possible) I offer you this clip from TED talks, one of my favorite websites, a commencement speech by the author J. K. Rowling to the 2008 graduating class of […]
I have mentioned in any number of places how I was inspired by Dean Koontz. The man has written over 80 novels. I have read most of them and uncounted books by other authors. Thousands I would guess, by myriads of authors and many many that I have greatly enjoyed. But none have tickled my […]