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Sunday, December 23, 2018

Connecting in Zakopane's Tatra Mountains

Some of the best experiences traveling are simple conversations with locals and fellow travelers in unusual places. One such experience took place in Zakopane, Poland's winter capitol, when my son Alex and I met up and found we had a lot in common. 

That experience is highlighted in Go World Travel with my story, "A Visit to the Tatra Mountians."

Enjoy the pictures and story now in Go World Travel!


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Sunday, December 09, 2018

Apprentice House Press to Publish New Novel: Setting the Family Free

I'm pleased to announce that my novel, Setting theFamily Free, is being published by Loyola University's Apprentice House Press in 2019!

What is Setting the Family Free about? Here's a brief teaser:

The loner who collects unusual things. The private reserve of exotic pets released into a rural Ohio community. The estranged wife who loves the animals like family. The caretaker who knows the beasts are dangerous. The Sheriff and his team of experts who must hunt the creatures down. The animal advocate who winces at the spectacle. The celebrity zookeeper who knows what must be done. 

This story expands through the innovative use of multiple narratives, news broadcasts, newspaper articles, press conferences, political tapes, and quotes from experts, eyewitnesses, and those closest to the unfolding events. Who are the heroes; who are the victims? Who gets to decide?

Setting the Family Free, Loyola University's Apprentice House Press, 2019

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