Posts Tagged: Marcus

A Passage from the new Edward & Marianne story

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I managed to make the best dive of my life, but hitting the water at that velocity was still an incredible shock to my system. Not to mention that my momentum quickly carried me further below the surface than I had ever been in my life, swimming never having been one of my favored activities…. Read more »

Opening Paragraphs of New Novel

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As I ran up the stairs of the tallest parapet of the grotesque castle that overlooked the river we called in my day the Mississippi, I was bleeding from a few minor cuts and my skin was bruised in many places, but I had never felt more alive. Nor had I felt more joyful. Ahead… Read more »

Where I Am Today

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There’s an episode of “The Dick Van Dyke Show” (one of the three greatest shows of all time) where Rob is determined to write his novel and so, first, tries to write at home. The problem is that he’s distracted by every little thing that goes on around him, even to listening under the door… Read more »

Travel

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I’m “hard” at work on the sequel to “All the Time in Our World”. On the one hand, it’s already been written, but I was never satisfied with a particular section. If this were a football game, you might say I was having trouble in the red zone. On the other hand, it’s not really… Read more »