Many years ago, when I was in high school, I saw a film talking about Ibsen's A Doll's House, which contained a quote from Ibsen on why Nora leaves at the end. While I don't recall the exact quote, he essentially said that once he knew the character, he knew leaving was her only course … Continue reading Minds of Their Own
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The problem with rapid advances in society and technology is that often we're so concerned with answering the question, can we, that we forget to ask, should we. This question is much more difficult to answer, and in the rush to develop the next big breakthrough, people raising legitimate concerns are often drowned out in … Continue reading Kurt Vonnegut and Romanticism
Now through October 31, enter to win an autographed copy of The Long-Timer Chronicles: Crazy Like the Foxes, from Goodreads. Twenty copies are available. The giveaway runs until October 31, and winners will be announced early in November. Crazy Like the Foxes tells the story of Charles and Renee Fox, a married couple who have … Continue reading Enter to Win a copy of Crazy Like the Foxes!
When a couple has been married for over eleven hundred years, there's very little they haven't encountered. Join Charles and Renee Fox on their romp through history and meet some of their friends and contemporaries. From the fall of the Roman Empire to the rise of the modern industrial state, they've been a part of … Continue reading Crazy Like the Foxes now available on Kindle!
For most people, being brutally murdered is the end of the story, but for Victoria Wells, it's only the beginning. Follow along as Victoria goes from being a prostitute in the East End of London in 1888 to a wealthy philanthropist in current-day New York, and meet Victoria's sister, Allison, a renowned clothing designer in … Continue reading A Tale of Two Sisters
This is a snippet from a work in progress about David Cairo (pronounced "kay-ro" like the town in Georgia), the protagonist in a trilogy I'm working on, set mostly in Atlanta. Danielle Perkins could not understand the discontent that often gripped her. She had, to the best of her knowledge, the life she always thought … Continue reading NYC, Danielle
This is from a series of stories I wrote, involving a character from The Long-Timer Chronicles. Tangie Carson hoists the camera onto her right shoulder and peers through the viewfinder at the reporter, Megan Wilson, standing in front of the old mill. She's already taken several minutes of footage of the mill itself from different … Continue reading The Old Mill
This is a part of a series of stories I wrote, based on characters from my novels The Long-Timer Chronicles, which I'm developing for inclusion in a future volume of the series. Tangerine Carson, better known as Tangie, looks at the ornate clock on the wall and watches the slow-motion progress of the minute hand. … Continue reading Clockwork Tangerine
This is part of a work in progress, to be entitled Boom Town, about the late-nineties technology boom in Atlanta. In this excerpt, the lead character, David Cairo (pronounced Kay-ro) enlists the aid of a local public relations firm, to help him deal with his new-found fame. Before starting his own company, Cairo had been … Continue reading Boom Town