The four books are all works of fiction that will completely change the way you view colonialism and its lasting effects.
It’s the sorority houses that are supposed to be haunted, not the fraternity houses. Regardless of stereotype, the Theta Chi house in Morgantown, West Virginia was haunted as shit. I found this out one when I lived a college boy’s cloudy dream that slipped into sweaty nightmare on the hot nights of my 21st summer.
Our town is a small community mostly isolated from the rest of Kentucky by the Appalachian Mountains.
There’s something ravishing about the bond she shares with coffee.
In undergrad (and even in grad school), we were admonished never to begin a story with a character waking up or starting their morning.
As a novelist who continues to be a practitioner of the art of fiction in the last years of my eighth decade, I have been asked repeatedly how one can avoid the memory blocks that so often plague older people.
Everyone is so excited to come see Jacqueline. Little Jackie! She’s finally here! Just one week old.
I upgraded my life in a short amount of time. I went from working part-time as a waitress and part-time as a background extra in TV and living in a dirty, cramped environment, to working full-time with a job that gave me certifiable future skills and let me live in a lush dream of fresh air and freedom. There is no other way to put it other than to say the change was simply good for my soul.
Michael was living in Italy when he took a lover. A slender woman with thin lips, she would compliment him on his scent at every opportunity.
Real-life terror is the worst. Fiction can be terrifying, but it’s just that – fiction. I’ve been writing for most of my life. I spend a lot of my day in a basement, or in a quiet space.