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Welcome to my website! I write short stories, essays, nonfiction books & novels. You can see published examples of the first three categories, and an introduction to my novel, at the menu links above. News about my most recently published projects is below.

A new Kickstarter and some thought-provoking family fantasy stories

The Kickstarter for Oren Litwin's anthology "The Wand that Rocks the Cradle: Magical Stories of Family," which will include one of my stories, has just gone live. I liked the call, which seemed to solicit stories that were thoughtful and not entirely hopeless; I was grateful for Litwin's taking time to clarify that his preference … Continue reading A new Kickstarter and some thought-provoking family fantasy stories

An Open Letter to the Christian Right in America

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, I’m finding it difficult to be openly Christian in America today. I’ve heard some of you say that this is hard because Christians are being persecuted. I haven’t experienced persecution. I’m just struggling with the ways in which I hear my faith being used to hurt the very people … Continue reading An Open Letter to the Christian Right in America