Monthly Archives: September 2011

Why I Love to Write

When I was in high school my senior year, I convinced my baseball coach to let me out of weights so I could have a free period to write a book. In that early stage of my life, writing was … Continue reading

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Ken Duquette: Humble Caretaker

In my short story “When Blood Meets Rain,” Ken Duquette faces a tough decision. He either honors the contract that he signed with the Seattle Seahawks to play as a linebacker in the NFL, his father’s dream; or, he locks … Continue reading

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What does it mean to tell a story?

A deep question, one that I will not try to answer, not in full nor in part, but only out of severe fatigue. It’s 12:49 a.m. My wife is asleep on the couch next to me. It’s been a while … Continue reading

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Hope

It is possible to have hope in this crazy world. The debt is out of control. Earthquakes and flooding, increasing in frequency. Violence spreading and worsening. Banks failing. Countries in danger of failing. Whole continents and all the countries it … Continue reading

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