on August 31, 2017 at 2:10 pm

    Today we have a very special guest. My friend and colleague, Mara Purl. Mara is a writer, teacher, speaker, publisher, actress—well she does it all. And beautifully. I know you’ll love her post today. Dear Friends,Paul Alan Fahey has kindly invited me to write a guest post for today. As […]

  • The Mother I Imagined, The Mom I Knew
    on July 12, 2017 at 8:43 pm

    Hi, I'm back and with some great news. I'm just about to launch a memoir about my mom on August 31 from Mindprints Literary Press. This is "I Love Memoir Day," so it's right on target.Here's a short description and excerpt from:The Mother I Imagined, The Mom I Knew by Paul Alan FaheyWhat is memory? […]

  • All Things Hitch
    on May 20, 2017 at 9:23 pm

    Hi, Everyone, i've been busy today working on--or maybe I should say reworking--a short piece for Medium.com. One of the perks of growing up in the 1950s was sitting in a theater and watching Alfred Hitchcock make screen history with hit after hit. First off here's the link to my post on […]

  • What Do You Think About When You Think of...
    on May 17, 2017 at 1:16 am

    Hi, I wrote this post once and must have done something with my elbows and deleted it. Oh, well ... here we go again. Lately I've been involved with more nonfiction projects. And to be honest, I'm enjoying my writing life more. My current anthology, Equality, came out on MLK Day this year . It […]

  • Where I Am Right Now
    on April 5, 2017 at 6:42 pm

    Hi, everyone, this is not a happy post. But I think a hopeful one. Maybe one I shouldn't be writing but I think I need to. Lately I've been having problems with my cognitive functioning. My greatest fear--and I bet for most writers--is the inability to think clearly. I've been on a lot of […]

  • The Story Behind the Story
    on March 21, 2017 at 9:12 pm

    Hi, and welcome to my Tuesday blog. Notice I'm trying to be a bit more regular with my posts. One can always hope. :)I thought this week I'd talk a little about how one of my novellas, Garden Reach came about. Like many writers who tend to write short pieces, I struggled for years to write […]

  • A Video Trailer and an Excerpt from Equality
    on February 15, 2017 at 8:11 pm

    Hi, Everyone,I'm back again with our new trailer for the anthology, Equality . Hope you like it. Following the trailer is an excerpt of the book's introduction.https://youtu.be/ptDjcuL_8hMAnd the good news is the e book for Equality is only $2.99 at B and N and Amazon. What a deal, huh? Just […]

  • What Does Equality Really Mean?
    on February 10, 2017 at 8:42 pm

    That's a good question, isn't it? More importantly what does it mean to you? Let's find out what some of our top writers have to say on the subject.I promised I'd continue to share short excerpts from our new anthology, Equality: What Do You Think About When You Think of Equality? First up is […]

  • A Closer Look at Equality
    on February 6, 2017 at 8:33 pm

    Hi, and welcome back to my Goodreads short blog. Last month I talked about my new anthology, Equality . I hope you had a chance to read that excerpt on Medium. If not, check out my previous post on January 7th titled, "Equality: Now More Than Ever." Writing a book, at least for me and many of my […]

  • Equality: Now More Than Ever!
    on January 7, 2017 at 5:32 pm

    Hi, and welcome to my short GR blog. It's been a while but I have plenty to say. When theater critic, Charles Isherwood, at the New York Times writes on New Year's Day, January 1, 2017, the following: "The recent election season has illustrated, in sometimes lurid colors, that not all Americans […]