Tachikawa: Where My Writing Life Began

Tachikawa has grown and changed...

Tachikawa has grown and changed…

I’ve been running this website since March 2009, and this is my 300th blog. I guess that’s an anniversary of sorts, and it got me thinking about my early years as a writer.

The Story Behind the Cover

I’ve always gotten a lot of comments about the book cover of Vagabond Dreams.

It really jumps off the shelf, and I loved it the first time I saw it. I thought you might like to know some of the symbolism behind it.

Vagabond Dreams

This Simple Trick Will Set Your Writing Free

It might surprise you to learn that I changed my name when I wrote Vagabond Dreams.

No, I didn’t trudge down to the courthouse and get myself a new legal alias.

I changed my name in the manuscript.

Reader Photos — Is Yours Among Them?

All sorts of happy readers have been posting their Vagabond Dreams photos on my Facebook page. I asked them to take a picture with the book, and they answered in spades.

I thought you might enjoy seeing them, so I pasted a bunch here.

Vagabond Dreams Outtakes #17—Journey’s End

 

Vagabond Dreams Outtakes are “deleted scenes” from my book. Think of them as a “Special Features” disc of outtakes and curios. This incident took place in Belize…

Contaminated Alibis

 

Vagabond Dreams Outtakes are “deleted scenes” from my book. Think of them as a “Special Features” disc for a DVD yet to be invented. This incident took place in Bluefields, Nicaragua, on the Mosquito Coast, exactly 10 years ago…

 

Vagabond Dreams Outtakes #16—And I Was Just a Stranger There

Vagabond Dreams Outtakes are “deleted scenes” from my book. Think of them as a “Special Features” disc of outtakes and curios. This incident took place in Panama’s Darien Gap…

 

Vagabond Dreams Outtakes 15—Waiting Tasted Blue

 

Vagabond Dreams Outtakes are “deleted scenes” from my book. Think of them as a “Special Features” disc of outtakes and curios. This incident took place in the Petén region of Guatemala…

 

Vagabond Dreams Outtakes 14—They Only Want Your Loot

Vagabond Dreams Outtakes are “deleted scenes” from my book. Think of them as a “Special Features” disc of outtakes and curios. This incident took place in the Peten region of Guatemala…


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Vagabond Dreams Outtakes 13—Tearing The Veils From History

 

Vagabond Dreams Outtakes are “deleted scenes” from my book. Think of them as a “Special Features” disc of outtakes and curios. This incident took place in the Peten region of Guatemala…