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November 29, 2017

The Romance Novel

The romance novel has always been with us, an exquisite intrusion into someone else’s love story.  Novels which come to mind are Jane Eyre, Sense and […]
November 14, 2017

Love, Sex and the Right to a Climax

Couples in modern times have lost love.  Men and women meet in bars with the goal to have sex with a man or a woman.  The […]
October 29, 2017

CalExit: The Peoples Republic of California

Tucker Carlson of Fox News recently interviewed Shankar Singam, a campaigner for CalExit, the move to get California to secede from the United States. It seemed […]
September 29, 2017

Women Led by the Nose

Women have had a difficult road to travel from being chattel owned by men, suffering great pain and humiliation, to earning the vote.  Now women can vote.  They […]
August 29, 2017

50 Shades of Grey – the Movie

I was very disappointed with the movie “50 Shades of Grey” and so were all the other readers.  As they say, you get what you paid […]
July 29, 2017

An Analogy of ‘Fifty Shades of Gray’ by E. L. James

I’m not prudish.  But I do believe in a true story in a book. When I first heard about ‘Fifty Shades of Gray’ and that it […]
June 29, 2017

Analyzing Nebraska

The other characters are the same as the spectrum of life. As soon as the family finds out that Woody won a million dollars, some members […]
May 29, 2017

Nebraska Analysis Part III

David is Woody’s youngest son. He is an insecure man with no self-esteem, no self-confidence. At one point when his girlfriend leaves him, he asks pathetically […]
April 29, 2017

Nebraska Analysis

Nebraska has a central theme which connects the whole story through the journey Woody and his son David take together. As I stated earlier, I feel […]
March 29, 2017

Analyzing the movie Nebraska

The story in Nebraska is knitted together through the theme of the ‘journey,’ a journey Woody and his youngest son David take together whether good or ill advised. […]
March 5, 2017

The Cornealius “Mike” Anderson Story

Mike robs a burger place with a bb gun.  He’s caught and is to serve 13 years in prison.  Due to clerical error, they don’t arrest […]
January 29, 2017

Tastes and Smells of Desire

Women will meet many men in their lifetime, but very few will have the taste and smell of desire.  Sure they can fool themselves into thinking […]
December 29, 2016

Shades of Gray in a Man in a Relationship Which Destroy a Man

There is an interesting case before the court in Pretoria, South Africa which is sad in many ways, even nostalgic for those who have seen Oscar Pistorius, known […]
November 29, 2016

The Straight Man and the Transgender Woman

As I stated earlier, my new spy thriller “KissZZZzzz” explores the way for the transgender woman. It is a book full of excitement and deep feelings. […]
October 29, 2016

Hooking up is not making love.

Hooking up is not making love. I feel that it’s carrying love to the most basic level of the animal. There is no love, no feeling, […]
July 29, 2016

Love Should Not Be Painful.

I read an interesting book about a Eurasian girl living in Hong Kong shortly before the Japanese invasion. She was beautiful, an heiress to a fortune. […]
February 29, 2016

Mark Twain’s Idea of Love

Yesterday, Aug. 29, I went to see Val Kilmer at the Pasadena Playhouse in his role as Mark Twain and I felt he did a bad job.  […]
January 29, 2016

Talking about sex without feeling embarrassed or shameful.

Talking about sex openly and in a clean and healthy way has always been taboo. Yes, there are those who want to give the impression that […]
September 29, 2015

It’s All In A Name

I find it interesting and, perhaps, amusing that some people will claim not to read romance novels.  Yet, most books written, in a sense, are romance novels.  […]
March 29, 2015

The Romance Novel, What a Great Genre to Read!

Romance novels are such a great genre to read.  They give the reader an opportunity to live many lives, visit many places and experience many types of […]
March 22, 2015

Writing the love scene in a romance novel.

  I find writing the love scene in a novel difficult because I want my reader to understand or realize that when I write a love scene, […]
November 29, 2014

Revisiting New Iberia for my New Novel

For a finishing touch to my new, romance novel, “Breaking Faith,” I will be returning to New Iberia, the little town where my new murder, mystery novel will take […]