In this age of increasing technology and constant access to various media channels, it seems there is never a shortage of information at our fingertips. This leads to people being more “social” online (a theory about which I am still skeptical, but that’s for another day). And then, inevitably, the best quotes start flowing. They […]

Forget about writing a novel—sometimes it’s difficult finding the time just to scratch out a blog post. Years ago, when I first started taking this whole “writing” thing seriously, I read online that only five percent of novelists earn a living from their work—and that was before the self-publishing explosion. That’s right: at least 95 […]

It’s not all whiskey and beer. The history of Ireland is both beautiful and heartbreaking. It makes you wish you lived there, yet it also makes you count your blessings. Being of Irish descent, this history has always fascinated me. I’ve found that in order to understand something, you need the full picture. You need to […]