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Invaders from Mars and Other Tales of Youthful Angst — Buy it now!

Invaders from Mars and Other Tales of Youthful Angst is now available at Smashwords for immediate downloading for your Kindle, Nook, iPad, or Sony Readers. Here are the titles of some of the essays and stories inside: When Chester Died on Combat Homer in the Gloamin’ A Groovy Chick in a Bikini Sea Monkeys, X-Ray […]

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The cover for my next book

The cover is ready to go for my next book, a collection of essays about growing up in the Illinois Valley, specifically Oglesby in the 1960s and 1970s. After another round of editing and proofing, the manuscript will soon be available on Smashwords and Amazon’s Kindle. Many of the essays in this collection date back […]

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Coming soon: Invaders from Mars and Other Tales of Youthful Angst

  Journey back in time to a small Midwest town in the 1960s and experience adolescent and coming of age angst at a junior high dance, shop class, Saturday afternoon matinees, part time jobs and carnivals while saving the town from Martian invaders. Set against the historical backdrop and the cultural and social turbulence of […]

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Journey to the Beginning of Time

Finishing up my last essay for Invaders from Mars… and remembering one of the segments that used to be part of Garfield Goose, the serialized 1960 movie, Journey to the Beginning of Time, which was actually a 1955 Czech movie.   [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b2Q51CNwET0]  

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When Chester Died on Combat — Growing up with Television in the 1960s and 1970s

Another excerpt from my collection of essays about life in the 1960s/1970s I plan to release on Smashwords, Amazon, and Lulu later this week. This excerpt is still a work in progress and is part of a two-part essay. Portions of this essay appeared as a flash fiction story in Orion headless. One of my […]

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Coming soon…

That’s right, I have another book coming out soon. This one is a collection of essays that I wrote about growing up in a small Midwest town in the late 1960s and early 1970s. If you like authors like Bill Bryson, Dave Barry, Bob Greene or if you remember the TV show, The Wonder Years, […]

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