Some people might think it would cause a problem for a man to spend time speaking with a pretty woman while his wife stands there listening. They would be right.
I always wanted to be a novelist and became a newspaper reporter in college thinking that would be a good way to learn how to write. Looking back, I realize that being a reporter can teach you a lot about writing, but it isn’t necessarily the best path to becoming […]
I owe the title Free Booze Tonight to the Cold War, country music, and an old friend named Rob. I’ve always heard that coming up with a book title is one of the toughest tasks a writer faces. I even heard a writer once say that if he had a […]
People often ask where I get the ideas for my books. It’s not an easy question. They can come from anywhere. I got the idea for Free Booze Tonight at the Hollywood Bowl.
I’ve always known I was more romantic than my wife, but I figured that given time I could show her the wonders of seeing life through a different prism. After she began teaching, I sent her flowers on the first day of school. She asked me to stop. Flowers don’t […]