Category Archives: our wild place

“the song remains the same”…

…but the name changes.  As you might know, I’m working on a new young adult modern-fantasy/horror novel.  Alexandra “Alyx” Williams is a rebellious Korean-American high school senior who loves motorcycles, sketching, retro hard rock, and her boyfriend Sam.  When Sam … Continue reading

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holiday book signings

Books make great gifts, so if you’re looking for something different for sci-fi/fantasy lovers, something they haven’t read a hundred times before in a hundred other books, please consider one of my titles.  I’ll be at these events: November 14: … Continue reading

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last week’s radio interview

My apologies for not posting a notice about this sooner so that you could catch it live, but it was something of a last-minute gig.  Last week, I was invited by author Jack July to come onto his internet radio … Continue reading

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talking about writing at mms

This past Friday, May 1, I was fortunate enough to discuss writing with 200 students (6th-, 7th-, and 8th grade) of Matapeake Middle School, in my town of Stevensville, MD.  I’m very glad that both my daughters went to MMS, … Continue reading

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“our wild place” on tv

Recently, my friend and co-author Patrick Eibel and I had the pleasure of being interviewed about Our Wild Place, our new children’s book, on Queen Anne’s County Public TV.  You can watch it below.     Thank you, Fred McNeil … Continue reading

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discovering “our wild place”

When I was a boy in Phoenix, AZ in the mid-1970’s, there was a vacant lot on West Denton Lane, behind the townhome complex where I lived.  It was a fairly large space—at least an acre.  Half of it was … Continue reading

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suddenly, i was back in high school

One of the recurring anxiety dreams I’m prone to having is the one where someone in the public education system realized that I had somehow missed achieving some crucial requirement to pass high school, and I have to go back … Continue reading

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“lost dogs” on “papa’s world”

Queen Anne’s County TV, the local cable show where I live (in Scenic, Convenient-to-Nowhere, MD) has launched a new show, “Papa’s World,” (a reference to “Papa” Ernest Hemingway).  Every episode will feature an Eastern Shore writer, and I was chosen … Continue reading

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