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A Problem of Coffins

A Problem of Coffins

When the editor of my newest short story collection read “A Problem of Coffins” he remarked it was by far the most enjoyable thing that he had read that I had written. It came as quite a shock to me, because I never intended for it to be any good. It was simply an...

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The Last Five Minutes

The Last Five Minutes

This is a dream that I had during one sweaty night in July, 2002. The creation of this dream stemmed from a lot of prayer time on the carpet of my local church. I had deeply desired God to speak to me about my life and the disaster that it had become. I wasn’t...

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The Ride

The Ride

When I first started writing this story, I had no intention of using anyone I knew in the story. As it grew and morphed into what it became, it was clear to me, that if Nathan Thompson and I were to ever hang out, this is probably exactly what would have happened if...

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No Time For Nuance in the CHAZ

No Time For Nuance in the CHAZ

Nuance. It’s not something that our “global” culture seems to appreciate much anymore. If it indeed ever did. A person has to either be one thing or another, left or right, black or white, red or blue, pro-this or anti-that. To lie somewhere in the middle on a...

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A Rising Tide Sinks All Shores

One A Fool and his Bible   “So, how are you with ‘health and wealth.’?” Doris Howard asked me, at the back of the church sanctuary. The second service had ended, and we were catching up on old times. “Oh, I suppose I want to be both.” I said, ignorantly honest of...

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