My New Novel: Paradise West

Welcome back to the Creative Life Adventure. My second novel, Paradise West, is now available in paperback and digital formats. Running 309 pages long in the trade paperback edition, Paradise West is a post-apocalyptic thriller set in the near future. A brief teaser for the story and characters can be found at the Paradise West…

Black and white photo of Paris from the Eiffel Tower, looking toward Trocadero Gardens and La Defense

Urban Photography: The Big Picture

Welcome back to the Creative Life Adventure. Writing is my primary creative outlet. It's healthy to maintain more than one form of creative expression, however, and photography is another passion of mine. I've sold a few images over the years, but I don't aspire to professional status. Photography is just something I enjoy. Urban settings…

Cropped section of Buddy and Thomas novella cover showing illustration of a beagle on a city street

Create When You Can

Welcome back to the Creative Life Adventure. I recently self-published a novella that I started writing in 2017. It was inspired by the life (and death, in early 2017) of a dog that I adopted from a shelter in 2002. It's called Buddy and Thomas, and it's about a stubborn dog that disrupts the life…

Section of Moral Compass novel cover by Bradley Bravard

Self-Publishing Experience #2

Welcome back to the Creative Life Adventure. Last time, I recorded a few thoughts on my experience self-publishing my novel in paperback format via CreateSpace. I also published the book in digital format via Kindle DIrect Publishing (KDP) and wanted to share a few thoughts on that, also. In 2017, I self-published a short business…