Kurt Vonnegut and Romanticism

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

Enter to Win a copy of Crazy Like the Foxes!

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!

Office Politics: Nelson Babbit

Nelson Babbit was an obscure man, living an obscure life, in an obscure section of Northeast Atlanta. A man of certain habits, he arose each morning at five-o-clock sharp, prepared the same breakfast of toast, poached eggs, ham, and coffee, and shaved, showered, and dressed with the same military regularity he'd practiced since his stint … Continue reading Office Politics: Nelson Babbit

Crazy Like the Foxes now available on Kindle!

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!

NYC, Danielle

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

The Old Mill

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

Boom Town

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

Excerpt from “Crazy Like the Foxes”

This is an excerpt from my novel The Long-Timer Chronicles: Crazy Like the Foxes, available in print and Kindle format at Amazon.com.Background: Charles and Renee Fox, a couple who've been married for more than eleven hundred years, are the main protagonists of Crazy Like the Foxes.Roland Fox had every opportunity to make something of his … Continue reading Excerpt from “Crazy Like the Foxes”