Touch starts with a science fiction premise that I’ve seen a few times before. Beings exist that can move from one human body to another, taking complete control of their hosts. The Denzel Washington movie Fallen is about a serial-killer demon that moved from person to person. One of my favorites books, Wild Seed, by […]
Whenever I find a movie that looks like both my wife and I can enjoy it, I jump at the chance. I like stories with a fantastic element and she likes romance and drama. The previews indicated that “The Age of Adaline” had both, so we gave it a chance. After a freak accident in […]
California, by Edan Lepucki, starts with a fairly typical post-apocalyptic world. Society has collapsed. People struggle to survive in primitive conditions, except for a few pockets of rich people who isolate themselves communities. But Lepucki takes a different approach to the genre and focuses on the effect that this environment has on the marriage of […]
When my ten-year-old daughter came home from playing across the street, she asked a very reasonable question, “Why can they say the N-word and we can’t?” Most of the neighborhood children that my kids play with are black. My four biological child are white and we have one adopted child who is Asian. (We had […]
“How many children do you have?” It’s a simple question. For most people it has a simple answer. For those that have lost a child (through death or, like us, an adoption that was reversed by an appeals court, after having our daughter for years in foster care), the question is full of emotion. If […]
Booktrope publishing has accepted my novel “Blood, Sugar” for publication. I’ve formed a team and it’s currently in the editing stage. We hope to have it available summer 2015.