Hey folks, The Bangalore Review has recently published an essay of mine, “Danse Macabre, 2020.”
Click here to check it out! There’s some other great writing featured in their latest issue as well!
Greetings readers! I wanted to share with you all that I just had a poem published in the California Quarterly.
The poem is titled “Richness.”
I wish I could tell you that copies are available for purchase, but not quite yet. Hang in there.
I have a new theory about The Office. A literary theory.
I was reading Cormac McCarthy’s famous novel, No Country For Old Men, when I came across a familiar punchline.
That’s right, it’s everyone’s favorite repeating inappropriate joke from The Office. What’s it doing in a crime thriller/postmodern Western written by a literary genius? Continue reading
If I told you to read a story about two guys paving a road together, you’d probably decline. But if I told you it was a modern day parable, an easy quick read, and written by the guy who wrote two books that turned into movies starring Tom Hanks, ok, maybe you’d pick it up. Continue reading
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.”