On occasion I dabble in philosophy and academia, and the future of art and art criticism have long been a fascination for me, especially as an active fiction writer. Art struggles in our postmodern world, where genius has been pronounced dead and mediocrity and irony congratulate one another on their empty existence. A trip to a modern museum of [...]
A Heart Blown Open has been nominated for Book of the Year by Foreword Reviews. It was chosen from among 1,300 entries from small and academic publishers. The winner will be chosen on June 28th by a panel of 60 liberians and booksellers. It has also WON the Silver Medal Award from Nautilus Books, for 2013. http://www.nautilusbookawards.com/ [...]
On January 21st, I signed a contract with North Atlantic Books for my third book, called “Turning the Key: How Emotional Struggle becomes Spiritual Liberation”. Turning the Key takes a step-by-step approach to what has become a vexing problem in spiritual circles. While we are more and more familiar with popular ideas of Enlightenment and spiritual [...]
Mike’s Pool Hall was a favorite hangout for Kelly and Marty. Located on Columbus and Broadway in the middle of North Beach, was a great place to meet and drink. They had amazing food and a grille that was always full of frying onions, making your mouth water the moment you walked through the doors. [...]
I am an award-winning author and professional writer with three books published and one self-published. I also act as a consultant for other writers, helping them to bring their compelling ideas to life.
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