Category Archives: this wasted land

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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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” promotions and post-“lost dogs” plans

FYI, for the curious: I continue to be pleasantly surprised by sales of Lost Dogs, my young-adult sci-fi novel, and to continue that, the Kindle version is on sale for $0.99 for the rest of the year.  Lost Dogs will … Continue reading

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vintage video: “king of pain”

Continuing my recent trend of featuring videos that I think would be great for my next novel, In Lonely Lands, here are The Police, with “King of Pain“:       Kenton Kilgore is the author of LOST DOGS, the story of … Continue reading

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vintage video: “ordinary world”

I mentioned last week that I was already planning my next novel, tentatively titled In Lonely Lands.  If I were making a soundtrack for it, this haunting song perfectly expresses some of the emotions of the story.     Heavyweight … Continue reading

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vintage video: “plush”

How ill is it that even though I just published LOST DOGS not even two weeks ago, I’m already thinking about my next novel?  Its working title is IN LONELY LANDS, and I started struggling with it many years ago, … Continue reading

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