September 2014

Harry Edgel (9/24/2014)

I love taking photos of men.  While it can be fun to take pictures of the young guys, guys who are in their twenties, it can also be fun to […]

It is always a happy day when my e-mail brings me news of a contract offer from Dreamspinner Press.  I got that happy day two nights ago when I got […]

The first round of edits to my next young adult title, Caught, are now completed and returned to the managing editor. There were many points where I cursed the editor, […]

Jay Bell is a freaking genius. For years I’ve ben aware of his books, especially Something Like Summer.  But for an equal number of years I had put off reading […]

Concurrent with my work on Caught, my young adult title, is work on my next adult title, Mano’s Story.  In Little Squirrels Can Climb Tall Trees, towards the three-quarter point […]


One of the photos from my most recent photo shoot with A-Rod on Thursday afternoon. He is handsome, has an incredible body, and a beautiful face that is expressive when […]

Instead of writing this blog post, I should be working on the edits to my next book.  Tentatively titled Caught, it is a young adult novel that I had not […]

Through September 21st, all paperback books at Dreamspinner Press are 35% off, including mine. Titles I’ve published under the name Michael Murphy are available for 35% off, as are titles […]

My birthday was last month.  It was bad enough that it occurred while I was in San Francisco for my conference, but this one was one of those big, round, […]

Fall Day by the River

Last Sunday I spent part of the day wandering around the parks along the Potomac River in DC.  The first thing I spotted was these two.  Aren’t they lovely? I […]

There are days when the evil day job gets wildly out of control and today is one of those days.  I’ve had a line of people (literally) at my door […]

Triathlon Participant

Every fall I look forward to the triathlon that comes to DC.  No, I don’t participate, but I do go and take photos of the participants who look younger and […]

I know, I know.  I’ve been such a bad blogger lately.  But I have a good reason.  Really.  I promise.  My day job includes a mega meeting that takes place […]