Shooting Gallery

Posted on 23. May, 2017 by in Shooting Galley

The year is 2017 and I’m in the midst of writing an autobiographical novel. My main character (MC), as I originally showed him, had eaten and smoked a lot of dope in his home, known as Park Ex. The problem, as I saw it in my public writers workshop, was a dozen dope haters. My […]

Why I Write

Posted on 28. May, 2012 by in Uncategorized

I’m not one of those people who knew they were destined to be writers from the time they were spat out of their mothers’ birth canals. I despise anyone who says he or she always wanted to be a writer. Really? Who are you trying to kid? I will say this: I’ve always had an […]

What I Believe …

Posted on 08. Oct, 2011 by in Uncategorized

A list … in no particular order

How to Write Like a Pro

Posted on 15. Jun, 2011 by in Writing

This is my system for writing.

Jim’s Journal

Posted on 07. Jun, 2011 by in Writing

A compendium of daily thoughts …

My Writing Critique and Support Group

Posted on 03. Mar, 2011 by in Writing

The Ever-Changing Universe: People come and go

Letter to Osama bin Laden

Posted on 16. Mar, 2007 by in Writing

Thanks a lot, Osama.

A Date with Lily

Posted on 23. Oct, 2002 by in Writing

I’m happy to announce that my 2001 short story “A Date with Lily” has been published in Telling Stories: New English Stories from Quebec []. The Canadian sailor looked at his watch and at the sea of laughing Dubliners, their tables overflowing with pitchers of beer. He was sorry he started drinking so early… – […]