Category Archives: Writing

World War II Became More Than Just “A Thing”

World War II was only 12 years in the past when I was born. For me, “the war” was this thing. Clearly, it was the focal point of my parents’ lives and of the lives of all their friends, but … Continue reading

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The Secret of Their Midnight Tears

Many of you know that I have been working on a coming of age novel set during World War II, and I am happy to announce that The Secret of Their Midnight Tears is now available in all formats. The … Continue reading

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This “Review” Won’t Appear on Amazon

I have received some very nice reviews for Fathers, Sons, & Holy Ghosts: Baseball as a Spiritual Experience, including one from Dave Norman, a former Baltimore Orioles beat reporter for WBAL radio and the current webcasters for the Harrisonburg Turks … Continue reading

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Cute Christmas Babies, Free Stuff, and More!

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all! Everyone likes free stuff, especially at this time of the year, and I’m happy to say that I have established a “Free Stuff” page. “Their Glorious Summer” is there of course, but so, … Continue reading

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I Can Help You Birth Your Book!

Writing a book is like having a baby: Creating it may involve some concentrated pain, but once Junior—or your manuscript—is born, it’s born. It will need to be cleaned up, but it’s alive and kicking. Publishing and marketing a book, … Continue reading

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Time Is A Pool: A New Book from Me!

I am happy to announce that Time Is A Pool, a 10-story collection of flash fiction, is now available in paperback and as an e-book. These stories have appeared in this blog under the “Five Minute Fiction For Free” category, … Continue reading

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This Post Is Totally Self-Serving . . .

. . .  but informative and entertaining! I will be presenting an illustrated talk on Boots Poffenberger: Hurler, Hero, Hell-Raiser on Monday, October 5 at 7:00 p.m. in the Fletcher Library in Hagerstown. This talk is part of the Robert … Continue reading

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