The Devil’s Breath Named Amazon Best Seller

The Devil’s Breath Named Amazon Best Seller

I’m honored that The Devil’s Breath has been named an Amazon Best Seller in a number of categories. It’s a nice complement to the great reviews the book has been getting. We’re now actively promoting the script of the same name to independent production houses....
My Mother, A Tribute

My Mother, A Tribute

I’m going to wander a bit afield from my normal topics (writing, publishing, etc.) to talk about a topic that affects us all:  the loss of a loved one. In my case, that loved one is my mother, Peggy Hogan. I’m the executor of her estate as well as the one who...
The Holocaust: Antisemitism Perfected

The Holocaust: Antisemitism Perfected

In teaching the Holocaust, one question I encounter is a stumper: Why has antisemitism lasted so long? The earliest slurs against Jews dates back to the 3rd century BCE and graffiti on the walls of cities such as Alexandria. The New Testament authors certainly fueled...
Editing Yourself (And Other Myths)

Editing Yourself (And Other Myths)

When I’m sick, I go see a doctor. When my car makes a funny noise, I take it to a garage. Butwhen it comes to my writing, which I often care more about than my body or car, I edit myself.After all, who knows me and my work better than me? Quick quiz: find the fallacy...