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After the Pie

Thanksgiving Day Two: Such a treat it is to work on my YA novel at home instead of on the ferry and bus. My writing companions, Charlie and Cornelius,...

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You Will See MARS in 2017

In 2017, Ravenna Press will publish my collection of dystopian flash titled, Mars. The world will crumble, so let’s read about it.

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This Piece Was Revenge

This one‘s for you, Orthodox clergy. Oh, yes. Pray for me.

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American Short[er] Fiction Finalist

Cheer up, Grumpy Fish: I’m a 2016 American Short[er] Fiction Finalist! Look around, why don’t you. Life is grand.

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Clergy Appetites

I could say lots and lots and lots about clergy. I knew some very well, but now I aim to keep a humongous canyon between them and me. However, I couldn’t...

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In the Middle of It

Editors email me in the late evening, when I’m wiping down the counter, when my son is telling me about superhero motivation in film. I hear the...

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Step out of the Rain and Come into the Cellar

Get cozy in a corner and read stuff that will slam your shutters. “Home Kids” and other wet words will keep you safe at Storm Cellar.

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My Interview in Sonder

Thank you, Sonder, for asking me stuff. I enjoyed sharing. Thank you for publishing “Smitten Boys,” too.

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Warmed by Toads

I stayed home from work today because I’m sick, which was an opportunity to write, despite my achy body. It was an added treat to get my colorful...

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All the Words We Cannot See

I can’t bring myself to write non-fiction these days–my thoughts, I mean. Opinions. Even these little, infrequent posts are tortuous because...

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