Circa 1935

[You can read more stories from Skeeterville HERE.] I just spent a week back in my old hometown of Skeeterville. Maybe it’s just me, but either everybody there has gotten much cooler or I’m much less of a jerk than I was in high school. I’m open to either possibility....

Why I Love Shakespeare

I’ve used a favorite Shakespeare quote in business correspondence several times over the years. It’s from the first act of Julius Caesar: There is a tide in the affairs of men, Which taken at the flood, leads on to fortune. Omitted, all the voyage of their life is...

Candy Is Dandy

With Thanksgiving behind us—and having survived the Hunger Games of Black Friday—it is officially The Christmas Season. Really. Although you may be forgiven for imagining that the season began after Halloween, what with all the Big Boxes clearing out their “Seasonal”...

Flyover Country?

[So this happened last week. My second novel, Truly Are the Free, was awarded an Honorable Mention in the 2018 Writer’s Digest Self-Published Book Awards. This is kind of a big deal because the Writer’s Digest awards are Very Top Shelf. My novel was...

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