I, Fisheye

Work in progress. Banging out chapters for a middle grade audience. I'll want to tweak the title and synopsis, but here's a start: Soon after Christopher Fischer (a.k.a. Fish) meets new fifth-grader Monty Peregrine, a man dressed in underwear enters the Sweet Life Cafe and orders pants. Who is this half-naked stranger? And what's his … Continue reading I, Fisheye

The Mess We’re In

Only in our currently defiled situation could an unpaid intern have the gall and patience to assert moral power... This month's Foreign Service Journal features an incisive review of Patchworks by author and retired Foreign Service Officer Dan Whitman. Generous praise from a great writer. Dan served as French interpreter for the  State Department's International … Continue reading The Mess We’re In

2018

Resolution: Let’s be deliberate in the year ahead. Let’s choose our time and our course and our actions with a certainty in what we hope to achieve. I’ll begin January working on the novel that will serve as a gift for my second son, who turns eight in July. That work will continue steadily during … Continue reading 2018