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a new look for “lost dogs”

A while back, I talked about changing the cover of my previous novel, Lost Dogs, to align more with other titles in the young-adult post-apocalypse genre.  It’s not that the original cover is bad: it’s a spectacular piece done by … Continue reading

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“what does the eastern shore mean to you?”

That’s the question I answered this past Saturday, February 16, when I spoke during “A Place We Call Home,” the first session of the Queen Anne’s Council’s Eastern Shore Heritage & History series.  Historian and novelist Brent Lewis; poet and … 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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“lost dogs” in the kent island bay times

My local newspaper, The Kent Island Bay Times, interviewed me a few weeks ago about my modern-day sci-fi novel Lost Dogs, and they ran it today:   click on the image for the full-sized version   My only quibbles with … Continue reading

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bay to ocean conference 2014

This past Saturday (February 22, 2014), I attended the 17th annual Bay to Ocean writers’ conference, held at Chesapeake College on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.  The weather was surprisingly spring-like (I rode the Black Widowmaker to and fro), there were a … Continue reading

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On a cold, snowy day, I invite you to think of another time, not too long from now: August.  Kent Island.   Empty blue sky with a fine skiff of white way up high.   Heat that engulfs you, envelops … Continue reading

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the last word on the navajo water project and dtd

Okay, now I’m just showing off.  This article ran in my local newspaper, The Bay Times, and in its sister, the Record Observer, as well as the Easton-based Star Democrat (parent paper of the other two).      Since Day 1 of … Continue reading

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save the date: authors’ night, 12/5/2013

Come join me and a slew of great Eastern Shore authors on Thursday, December 5 for a book sale and signing at Fisherman’s Inn at the Kent Narrows (3116 Main Street, Grasonville, MD).  We write lots of different genres, so … Continue reading

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“lost dogs” on kent island

One of the things I’m enjoying about writing Lost Dogs, my work-in-progress sci-fi novel, is that it’s set on Kent Island, MD, where I live: actually, a good chunk of it takes place in my neighborhood.  So when I go … Continue reading

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the sage of kent island

Iffn you live on or near Maryland’s Eastern Shore, and especially if you live on Kent Island (where I do), you would be well-served to pick up a copy of Remembering Kent Island and A History of the Kent Island Volunteer Fire Department (non-fiction, … Continue reading

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