Coming Home to Write

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Welcome to this work in progress … a website in its early stages. Have you ever gotten sidetracked? For a number of years, my focus was writing. Then it wasn’t. I got distracted trying to save the world. I got distracted more than once getting this website going. Time to get back on track.

Writing is nothing if not about discipline and accountability. This site is meant to help with both. Come by often and see if it is working.

Writing and writing about writing.


Recent Blog Posts

Much Ado


Once upon a time, I was so young I thought all artists were progressives. I had taken the long way round to writing but there I was, a finalist for The Texas Playwrights’ Festival

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Tools and work bench
Much Ado

Use Your Hands

Not that I go around dreaming about biblical characters or saints … but Joseph showed up the other night. Yeah, that Joseph.

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Update on Angleton Grill

Listen to composer/lyricist Eric Ian Farmer sing a few lyrics from Angleton Grillread more


So, I asked Katie if she would be game to pick up the accountability emails again … read more

Writing Groups

One way to be more accountable about your writing is to join a writing group … read more


Eric Ian Farmer is composing the music and lyrics for Angleton Grillread more

Writing About Writing

A Writing Friend

Not all writers have a Tom Key, a writing friend. But if you do, treasure this. … read more

Same Time, Same Place

“Write every single day at the same time and in the very same place.” … read more

The Secret Lives …

If discomfort can make you grow, I grew a lot by the time I finished this book … read more

What Are You Reading These Days?

If you want to write, you have to read … read more

What People are Saying