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Pat's Latest Blogs

Jan.01.2014 - 5:07 pm
I’ve never really celebrated New Year’s because it doesn’t mean much to me. It’s a relatively arbitrary date. The calendar numbers change, but that’s all. It’s not a universal...
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Apr.08.2013 - 3:42 pm
Rubicon Ranch is a collaborative and innovative crime series set in the fictional desert community of Rubicon Ranch and is being written online by the authors of Second Wind...
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Feb.04.2013 - 8:46 pm
Rubicon Ranch is a collaborative and innovative crime serial set in the desert community of Rubicon Ranch and is being written online by the authors of Second Wind Publishing....
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Nov.12.2012 - 9:10 pm
Light Bringer, my most recent release from Second Wind Publishing, stewed in my brain pan for several years before I actually started to write it. It was the first book I...
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Comments from Pat

Jun.30.2011 - 11:58 am
In response to: R.U.E. -- Resist the Urge to Explain
Good point about perceptions, Farzana. We can only leave road signs showing where we'd like our stories to take readers...
Dec.07.2010 - 10:43 am
In response to: Let It Be . . . Me
Ron, great response, even if we could let go, why would we? People accuse me of dwelling on my grief, yet it's a great...
Dec.07.2010 - 10:38 am
In response to: Let It Be . . . Me
Barbara, yes! Exactly. No airy-fairy dismissal of what happened to me and him. Though I'm not yet to the point where I...
Apr.22.2010 - 6:26 pm
In response to: Why Do You Write Fiction?
Charles, good point about fiction letting us move in "what might have been." Sometimes against such a backdrop the "...
Apr.11.2010 - 6:42 pm
In response to: The Next Big Step
Thank you, Julie. During the first part of the book, my hero had a hard time staying awake, but when he was awake, he...

Published Reviews

Light Bringer
Apr.17.2011
Published by Book Pleasures
If you have been fascinated by stories about the lost continent of Atlantis or rumors of the advanced technologies of ancient Egypt or China , if you are fascinated by weather and...