Are We Good for God?

I recently enjoyed a post by Cliff Hays titled “On the Existence of God and Evil” (http://cliffhays.weebly.com/blog/on-the-existence-of-god-and-evil), and it prompted this contribution: When good means benevolence (good will) and evil means malevolence (bad will), a Continue reading Are We Good for God?

If I May Introduce Myself: A Paranormal-Science-Fiction Author

I’m getting the sense I ought to explain ‘what’s my thing’: Because I’m new and there are so many of us, readers may not know what to expect from me and may be leery of Continue reading If I May Introduce Myself: A Paranormal-Science-Fiction Author

The Perfect Day for Doom (A Dream)

The creak of a rowboat. A splash of oars. My eyes open and flutter in the glare off shallow-trough waves. The water is funneled through this local inlet, pooling under the Old Bridge, as they Continue reading The Perfect Day for Doom (A Dream)

Goodnight All

I’ve grown wary of the barely black button. So I’ll make it with circus ties and dry seasons, belly-up lies and carousels. The ministers of fucking aeronautics have declared mistletoe failure, and throughout the workings Continue reading Goodnight All

The Secha

The Secha A sci-fi novelette with a touch of horror. Available for Kindle, “The Secha” portrays a pivotal moment in the life of a human held captive on an alien world dominated by insects. Loyal Continue reading The Secha

Taking It This Far: Author Insights #2

Make no mistake, no matter how much talent we have, development is the name of the game if we’re to maximize our potential. I like to think of it as a lifelong directive. In Part Continue reading Taking It This Far: Author Insights #2

Preamble to a Reckoning

“By law, we’re all equally entitled to have–and share–our opinions. Quality is rare. Context matters: Who’s speaking, and why.” Who and why… Children of war huddle in wallows, then die: “Who hates us, Mama? But Continue reading Preamble to a Reckoning

Taking It This Far: Author Insights #1

As I’ve mentioned before, my opinions concerning what works for me as an author can’t help but be limited to my current stage of development. This is true of us all, no doubt, but sharing Continue reading Taking It This Far: Author Insights #1

This Is My Life

Who would have guessed tax preparation could provide such a clear window into people’s lives? We’re talking about a fairly representative slice of Atlanta’s urban middle-class. My clients’ incomes range from modest–such as dependents who Continue reading This Is My Life

Agency and Communion as Revealed in The Witch

(Spoiler alert—this post mentions details from the 2015 horror movie The Witch by debut director Robert Eggars.) Almost twenty years ago, my aunt Daisy, a well-known artist who sculpts with clay and other natural materials, Continue reading Agency and Communion as Revealed in The Witch