Category Archives: Writing

A Thousand Words Plus

In case you missed it, below is my new profile picture for this blog’s front page. I took it just a few days ago, backstage at the Black Box Arts Center, where I am currently appearing in a production of Henrik Ibsen’s An Enemy of the People. It earned first the honor of being my …

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Flawless Victory

This past Christmas, I got a plug-and-play retro Sega Genesis. It comes with about 80 games built into the unit itself, which you can then attach to your TV, and play, with no cartridges. (Though it also accepts any Sega cartridges you may still have.) I bought myself the Nintendo equivalent of this last summer, …

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(Repost) Yes, Virginia, There Was a Writer

Due to it being the most reprinted newspaper editorial in the history of the English language (verified), most people, regardless of their faith, are familiar with this piece, known now to history as “Yes, Virginia. There is a Santa Claus.” Unsigned at the time of its publication in The Sun in 1897, it was of course written in …

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Announcing: Flowers of Dionysus Paperback!

So, way back when I was a brand new self-publisher, my labor of love and first (made public) novel, Flowers of Dionysus was made available for purchase in most ebook stores. As I was new to the process, I didn’t take the novel to paperback, beyond an experimental copy I creating for myself. Several books and …

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Writing Fiction in the Age of Trump

I have been a part-time journalist in the past, and I still write human interest and arts-related content for a local magazine. Yet I have never done much of what one might call “hard journalism.” That is to say factual, researched, or service to the public good and record. I’m capable, but I think in …

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