I’ve got some exciting news! The Great Spring Giveaway of 2018 has begun! The Grand Prize Winner will receive: Signed copies of Mencken and the Monsters, the 12 Commandments, and Mencken and the Lost Boys. A $10 Star Bucks gift card (because you need coffee to read). Plus three more novels that I find inspiring. That’s six novels and a $10 gift card to the … Continue reading The Great Spring Giveaway!
The story that follows is a rough draft of chapter four in Saving Deborah (the fifth book in the Defense of Reality Series). Please excuse all typos. Miriam looked up and down the street, trying to get her bearings. Central Park was to her right. Large tenant buildings towered above them across the street. She caught a glimpse of the street sign at the corner … Continue reading A Moment in the Park (Saving Deborah Chapter Four)
The following is a rough draft of chapter 2 from my upcoming novel Saving Deborah. Please excuse typos, and enjoy! People rushed by on all sides, brushing up against Miriam and Simon as they passed. The hundreds of commuters walked with quick, deliberate steps, clear in their destination. Simon stood with his mouth open, excited about the scene while Miriam searched for an exit. “This … Continue reading A Breakfast Date
If you grew up in a conservative evangelical church like I did, it is possible there is a story from the Bible that was repeatedly used to teach you about sex – the story of David and Bathsheba in 2nd Samuel chapters 11 and 12. While our teachers’ intentions were good, the way the story was taught has planted seeds in our minds that have … Continue reading Sex, Power, David, Bathsheba, and the Church
With three books published in my Defense of Reality series (Mencken and the Monsters, The 12 Commandments, and Mencken and the Lost Boys) and two more books to be published this year (Saving Deborah and The Kingdom of Melp), I feel like it is time to start building my next series. Developing the plot and the world for the Defense of Reality took Cory and … Continue reading Help Me Build My Next Series
What follows is my attempt to understand the State of the Union address in hopes of understanding the priorities of the President and his party. In this post, I’m purely seeking to understand what was said. If you aren’t interested in reading my full breakdown of the speech, you can scroll to the bottom of this post to the section entitled “A SIMPLE SUMMARY.” There … Continue reading A Breakdown and Summary of the State of the Union Address
The following is a rough draft of the first chapter of my upcoming novel, Saving Deborah. It will be the fourth book in the Defense of Reality series. Please excuse typos and spelling errors. This is a rough draft. Additionally, any comments you have will be appreciated. Miriam was surprised at how quiet the train was. She figured the 4:20 from Baltimore to New York … Continue reading On a Train to New York (Saving Deborah Chapter 1)