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Hurricane Irma

Right now the eye of Hurricane Irma (Category 3 as of 9-9-2017 11:55 p.m.) is moving further away from Cuba. Gold Coast, known as Miami, Ft. Lauderdale, and the Palm Beaches, will not be hit. It looks like it aim my Grandfather’s property in Little Torch Key, miss Cape Florida but sideswipe Marco Island and southwest Florida such as Naples, …

Creative juice

While nearly complete revise structure of Gratify Lasting Paradise to first-person narration, I am exhausted. For that reason I cannot maintain my blog as often as I would like. That apply to my website drichardcarlson.com. Lot of words, sentence by sentence and page by page and revise 3rd to 1st person proven it takes extra dose of creative juice. I …

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Writing is truly a Milestone

Today is 13th Anniversary I penned my first novel, Gratify Lasting Paradise. After I sent my mom away to stay with my brother on my teacher assistant salary I had whole apartment to myself. Few days before my 34th birthday I had one false start and then I stopped writing when #GallaudetU scene went off the story. Just 4 days …

Who let the dogs out?

“My car is clean!” proclaimed my son. When I paused the dryer for a moment to remove the lint and return to run, I felt continuous banging on top of the dryer. -unfinished blog

Website Goes Live

With Mother’s Day come and go, my zealous energy  putting my authorial website as workable feature to showcase my writing, thoughts and observation, has gotten better with approaching warmer months. By no means my website is complete. In several weeks I will be fine-tune section and section as I myself and my WordPress theme developer Kevin will continue working on. …

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DeafNation DeafExpo in Columbus, OH

We are here in Ohio Expo and Fair at DeafNation Deaf Expo Saturday morning April 16. My wife and I arrived in Columbus, Ohio with Barbie Turner day before. I was told approximate 3,200 people went the exposition for one single day, with 70 booths. Here are photos we would like to share with you:

Maribel has her own place

A notable decision have been reach: with “Maribel” cut from Gratify Lasting Paradise, a novel, she has her own Prelude, a novella. A brand new starting point has its own structure, and this marked for new form for continuity. Instead of cut, this prologue is now converting into novella. Also the proposed “Golden” cut, taken out from Gratify Lasting Paradise which …