A Strange and Familiar Beat

A Strange and Familiar Beat

I launched my first novel today. It feels strange, and yet familiar. In my past life I ran a small software company. Product launches were the rhythm section for the whole company. Launch, upgrade, update, update ... Launch, upgrade, update, update ... that was the sound of software being released into the wild. Major launches were significant [...]

Ownership

Ownership

I have great appreciation for the editing process. My wife, Sheila, is an editor -- a very good one -- and I have benefited from her input on just about everything I've written during the past seventeen years. Coming from a software background, I liken editing to quality assurance -- a critical step that turns a [...]