My Expanded Universe of Fictional Atlanta came about when I realized a character I created for a play I was writing in 2011 was the same individual maligned by the lead character in a novel I had shelved around 2000. That novel, Boom Town, featured a character named David Cairo (pronounced “kay-ro” like the Georgia … Continue reading Author’s Intent: Expanded Universe
17 October 2010: Taken with a Nikon Coolpix L20.
6 June 2021: Warner Robins, Georgia 7 June 2021: Warner Robins, Georgia.
In 2016, I serialized the rough outline of a story entitled Worthy on my blog. It originally consisted of fifty parts, covering the life and times of Abigail Worthy, a character from a play I was writing, Another Mother. Early in 2017, I was notified that the play had been chosen by The Essential Theatre … Continue reading Author’s Intent: Worthy
11 November 2016: Marietta, Georgia.
2 June 2018: Chamblee, Georgia.
Amy is on her way into her condo when she hears a familiar voice calling out to her. She turns to face Rebecca Asher. “Yes, Ms. Asher. What can I do for you now?” “Just curious if you had any comment on the remains found near Toccoa.” “What remains?” “So, you haven’t heard. A couple … Continue reading Songbird: Amy & Rebecca
24 May 2021: Warner Robins, Georgia. Appreciation for the school bus drivers.
23 May 2021: Warner Robins, Georgia.
Abigail is having lunch alone in the cafeteria and studying for her midterm exams. Her mother and cousin are expected later that evening, so she's hoping to get most of her studying done before they arrive. Her phone rings, and she doesn’t recognize the number. She answers. “Abigail. This is Jillian Hawkins.” “Jillian? I didn’t … Continue reading Worthy, Big Sis