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Jonas, Not Jones

“Am I boring you, Mr. Jones?” Professor Magnus folds his arms across his chest and awaits a response. The twenty or so students of English 301 stare in the direction of the professor’s glare. “No sir.” Justin struggles to regain connection with his current surroundings only to find forty two […]

Dreamcast … or Not

A Twitter group I follow, #authorconfession, asked us to respond to this suggestion: “If your book became a movie, who would be your dream cat?” At first, I wasn’t going to respond, because I prefer my readers form their own visualization of the characters. Then, I thought readers could and […]

Have You Ever Seen a Green Diamond?

You may own a clear cut diamond or two. Chocolate diamonds are a fairly recent phenomenon, White diamonds have been around awhile. The term blood diamond is associated with Africa, I believe. But have you ever seen a green diamond? If you’re an American – North or Central -or a […]

Busted

Thought I’d confess. Sunday was not a great day for my March Madness Bracket. Three of the four NCAA Division I teams I had picked for the Final Four didn’t even make it to the Sweet Sixteen or Elite Eight, so they’re definitely not Final Four teams. Now, if that […]

March Madness Again

I am mad about March Madness. In case you live under a rock or on Satan’s Island, March madness is a field of 64 NCAA Men’s Basketball teams competing in a must win tournament. Round 1 starts today, March 15, 2018. I watch as many games as I can and […]

Reading At Art Gallery

As a member of the Southwestern Indiana Writers Guild, I was able to read from my latest work. Fifteen authors participated at the StaC Art Gallery in Evansville, Indiana, Tuesday, March 13. I have pieced together from snaps a tiny glimpse of my part where I read from Chapter 1 […]

Event Announcement

On March 13th, as a new member of the local Writers’ Guild, I will be reading from my newest novel, On Satan’s Island. If  you live in the area, come join us. There will be several authors doing readings and the art gallery is a unique and special place to visit. […]

The Zombie Apocalypse

Do not fear. I haven’t been blogging lately because of the zombie apocalypse or anything as dramatic. I and my darling wife have been packing and moving. I have been Tweeting much lately, though. One of the tweets was answering a question about who would most likely survive the zombie […]