Four alumni of different ages intend to minimize the time of their stay in a small town en route to their separate class reunions. Despite never having met previously, they soon find themselves caught up in unexpected contact with each other and events beyond their control including white collar crime. As a result, will […]
This novel is about three men from distinctly different backgrounds whose initial aspirations bear little or no resemblance. An unmotivated surfer beach bum who dropped out of three colleges, a highly intelligent orphan who was adopted by overbearing micromanaging parents, and a gay small town sportswriter are brought together by accident of circumstance. Their friendship […]
Finally graduated from short stories and was able to stay focussed long enough to write something novel length. Even though I haven’t been to either of these lovely places in awhile, they are evidently still very much on my mind. See under “Literary Works” for a full description.
For my Many Friends, Past and Present, From My Home State of Michigan
Hopefully, this collection captures at least a part of the state’s history. Towns where stories are set include New Buffalo, Union Pier, Three Oaks, Charlevoix, Hancock, Menominee, Ironwood, Grand Marais, Mackinaw City, Bad Axe, Allendale, and some fictional small towns that closely resemble real ones.
My 40th Book!
My thanks to all who have offered encouragement after reading some of my earlier time travel stories ….. Looking back on an academic career in economics and history, it’s a shame so many years had to be spent writing about things that actually happened! . In this anthology of short stories, adventurers travel back in […]
Anthology of Time Travel Short Stories Published
The twenty stories in this collection involve travel back in time where voyagers attempt to change only individual lives and small communities. As a result, do major events remain undisturbed? This theme is explored with surprising mixed outcomes. Imaginative templates include a cave on the dark side of the moon, the ocean floor, a 22 […]
New Poetry Collection
Paths can be crude or dusty like trails in a forest, smooth like paved roads, or intellectually gratifying like scholarly disciplines, influential books, or noteworthy people. The poems in this collection address these and other either direction-driven or serendipitous sources that may impact life pursuits and decisions.
New Book of Poems
Wonder is a feeling of surprise mingled with admiration caused by something beautiful, unexpected, unfamiliar or inexplicable. This collection of poems aims to identify situations when appreciation of wonder can reach either actual or metaphorical pinnacle.
New Poetry Anthology Published
WHEN LEAVES FALL UPON THE WINDING ROAD Poems in this anthology are inspired by a love of history, geography, and astronomy as well as a fascination with trains, preference for small town life, and recollection of personal experiences. While many voice optimism and occasional humor, some lament the current state of the human condition.
Has Time Travel Already Occurred? Find Out in this New Book!
These short stories differ from my earlier work both in terms of destinations and templates to get there. Time travelers arrive in late 18th century Ecuador to warn of an earthquake that will destroy a village, in late 19th century Michigan to help an inventor fly before the Wright Brothers, in late 20th century Poland […]