Monthly Archives: May 2017

Exclusive First Look!

In honor of my novel being released, here’s a sneak peak to hopefully get you hooked! For Kindle version, click here! Underneath the Whiskey is the poignant and wrenchingly honest story of a closeted gay man struggling to keep his family and business afloat amidst an affair and…

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“You Matter, Hannah Baker”

As I took to writing this post, I realized there was so much I wanted and needed to say. While this is a long post, it is condensed heavily from what I originally wrote. This post does contain spoilers. Warning: Content written on mental illness, suicide, self-harm, and rape…

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How My Characters Come to Life

As a writer, I am always fascinated by the creative process each writer goes through. Becoming part of the writing community on Twitter has helped immensely. I’ve found there’s a 5am writers club, which consists of a lot of coffee tweets! But there’s a writer for each…

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It’s Okay to Ask for Help

May is Mental Health Awareness month, a month where we place extra focus on mental health, but in reality, mental health should always be in the forefront of our mind. Mental illness is complicated and often difficult to speak about. I constantly try to write about it and place my…

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Underneath the Whiskey

Exactly four years ago, I started writing Underneath the Whiskey and now this month I’ll be releasing it! I’m still baffled to this day that I’ve gotten this far. Four years seems like a lifetime ago and it was. Many things have changed, but…

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Writer’s Block

If you’re a writer, you’ve most likely experienced writer’s block to some extent. We always want a direct answer to help us, but there is never a simple answer. We are all completely different people. The way we live, act, experience, and write are…

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