Recently I read Brad and Kristi Montague’s new book Circles.
Then I went and read Ralph Waldo Emerson’s old essay, also called “Circles.”
I decided to review them both by making a compare/contrast chart. I couldn’t figure out how to make it a circle, so it’s going to be a rectangle, okay?
Did you happen to know that C.S. Lewis, author of Mere Christianity, The Screwtape Letters, and the Chronicles of Narnia series, wrote an outer space trilogy? Because a lot of people don’t. Continue reading
So this happened recently. Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s worst biographer blocked two VeggieTales character on Twitter. It’s hard to get more petty than that.
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.