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    New Book, Quinton, now ready for preorder

    New book is ready for preorder. It is set for October 1, but I plan on getting it out sooner. I give myself sometime to make sure the formatting is right. I started this book way back in November 2017 for National Novel Writing Month. Got about half-way through and put a pause in it to finish up Charlotte Morgan and the Great Big Math problem. And then life sort of derailed there for a little bit as a difficult separation and divorce happened, and I had had to go back to fulltime teaching as a result. It’s a different story from me, but in many ways similar, to my…

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    Finding my first pandemic post from my hacked Facebook account.

    My Facebook account that I had for almost 13 years was hacked and disable by the great Facebook. But as we near the one year anniversary of schools in this area being shut down, I went back through my old account that I downloaded to find the first Apocalyse Journal post. I wrote it as therapy. I was scared about the impending pandemic. What was about to go down? And I had always thought the end of the world would include zombies, not being stuck at home bored. So I started writing about being stuck at home and pretending that COVID-19 really created zombies, while also having to navigate being…

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    Apocalypse Journal now available in paperback.

    My most recent book is finally available in paperback. The book began as a silly post on Facebook when school was shut down for the COVID-19 pandemic. I had posted “It’s just me, the kid, and the apocalypse.” Then on the first full day we got the news here in Virginia that we school would shut down for the rest of the year, well it was tough. So on that first Monday of no school I wrote this post. The eight year old had a meltdown due to the fact her teacher sent homework via email, and her father could access said email and understand Google Classroom. The eight year…