Check out my first short story…it’s free for a short time!

To celebrate the publication of my first piece of fiction – a short story you will finish in 30 minutes or less – it is available for free for a short time - until January 12, 2014, to be precise. After that, it is 0.99 cents, so still quite affordable. The piece is called "The… Continue reading Check out my first short story…it’s free for a short time!

Why my first short story (out soon!) is inspired by true events – and isn’t

Last night I finished the first draft of a short story which I will publish in the next day or two. And I had to decide whether to add that it is "inspired by true events" or not. I decided against it. Why? Two reasons. Firstly, not that it is a deal breaker for me… Continue reading Why my first short story (out soon!) is inspired by true events – and isn’t

The most captivating 30 minutes of video I have watched all year: Evelyn Waugh talks about life, literature and Catholicism

This is fascinating on so many levels: One of the greatest prose stylists of the English language in an uncomfortable setting, being interviewed in a journalistic style that is no longer practiced – unfortunately. Speaking about his life and work, and his conversion to the Catholic faith. http://youtu.be/UvtjUt0GzKg