Starting Out

Starting Out

I’m almost at the point where I’m about to start writing. This time around I’ve taken a much more measured, deliberate approach to laying out the book, characters, plot, sub-plots before, in the old adage, ‘putting pen to paper.’ I’m no expert on how to write—I’ve...
Gumby Catholics and Gumby Republicans

Gumby Catholics and Gumby Republicans

(NOTE:  Having just published a book on the Catholic Church and its pedophile scandal, I’ve been asked what the state of American Catholicism is today. As I considered it, I realized that the question of identity extends beyond religion these days into new regions.)...