Square Tire Concern

How I Met Jerry

How I Met Jerry In 2015, I read with one of my biggest literary heroes/influences, Jerry Stahl. The event at The Last Bookstore in L.A. is only a few blocks from the Mission Shelter where I used to sleep when I was a homeless junkie. The reading was to celebrate the...

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Thank You

Part of being an indie writer involves (a lot of) self-promotion, which can leave a writer feeling like they are bordering on asking a great deal from friends, family, and fans, who will often rise to the occasion. This past weekend offers a great example of both. For...

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Goodbye Josh

I finished a new book. And I have to admit, this one fucked me up. Writing it, I mean. It's called I WON'T SAY A WORD: A SAY MY NAME NOVEL. So it's the second in the series, with the first (SAY MY NAME) out this June (Square Tire). I made the decision to resurrect my...

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I’m Back, Baby

When my brother Josh died in 2017, I lost my mind a bit. If not my mind, entirely, then certainly my way. For so long, I’d carried the guilt for his addiction and problems, knowing his death from his demons was imminent; I allowed the anticipation to build, my own...

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