I have a new short story out! You’ll find it in the January 2021 issue of Mystery Weekly!
You can get a sneak peak of my story and others on the website, and you can order a copy of the issue in print or digital.
Click here to start reading the sneak peak of my new story, “Stakeout.”
Read my new poem, “Pedestrian,” recently published in Penmen Review.
click here to read!
When I read R.J. Palacio’s Wonder about ten years ago, I was struck by Auggie Pullman’s choice to dress as Boba Fest for Halloween. If you’re a kid like Auggie, you could choose any character to be, preferably one that covers your face like that astronaut helmet, because you’re self-conscious about how you look, and people are not always kind.
So there’s a new movie coming out. Maybe you saw the trailer for it. Some sci-fi flick called Dune, based on a famous novel. But say you haven’t read it. Well, it just looks like Star Wars except all on that desert planet and no lightsabers. With giant worms, right? Continue reading
[after watching so much rain fall and then suddenly hit the dryness, I returned to a poem I wrote as a teenager, when I was obsessed with the four seasons] Continue reading
You might call this week’s post a guest post. I’m taking off of blogging for vacation, but I’m giving you all a treat.
Read this post by my old school friend, “The Front Porch Philosopher.”
This week’s post is a short story.
Flyway: A Journal of Writing & Environment has published one of my short stories, titled “Whatever Happened to Quill Gordon?”
You can read it here.
Good news, readers! Yesterday being Memorial Day, I held off on posting this. Four of my poems have been published in the latest issue of Hedge Apple, the literary magazine of Hagerstown College. Continue reading
Recently I took a poll. A question came to me after I read a passage that got me thinking about why we read, and why we give up on reading. Continue reading
So there was a madly in Writer’s Digest. I decided to fill it out with my wife and two children (ages 3 and 7). Call it a Moby Lib if you want. This is what we churned out. Continue reading