I first published this post in June 2017, during one of the endless debates about repealing Obamacare. These issues have become vastly more urgent today, in the midst of a global pandemic in which the USA leads the world in both infections and deaths. Given the fact...Exactly 100 years ago this last Friday, America’s Greatest Social Engineering Experiment Ever went into effect. I’m not talking about Social Security or Medicare or slicing the bread before putting it in the bag. I’m talking about Prohibition. Let’s start with the...[Author’s update: I wrote this blog post BEFORE my third novel, No Hero’s Welcome, hit #1 on Amazon’s Canada Best Seller List in both Literary Fiction and Historical Fiction on Friday. Which only made me love Canada all the more.] I love Canada. I...I turned over my second book, Truly Are the Free, to the copy editor on Friday. That’s always a Highly Emotional Event, since it’s the moment one’s beautiful, finely crafted, and perfectly constructed literary stroke of genius gets turned into… a product. In the end,...Why would an American author set a novel in Newfoundland? Hear my answer and get a little taste of Newfoundland and Labrador. Hope you can listen.