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I believe you must bring your authentic self and expertise to everything you do. I invite you to browse my site, and learn about my passions, which include creative and technical writing. Hopefully you will find something that interests and inspires you as well.

 

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December 30, 2019

James Baldwin's, "The Fire Next Time, " one of the inspirations for my new book, The African Piper of Harlem, is described in this post.

Writing Letters

Remember the lost art of writing letters. I guess millennials would refer to it as “proto-text-messaging.”

Letter writi...

December 25, 2019

 I use the concept of promised land and Nigeria to discuss further inspirations for "The African Piper of Harlem."

Exodus 23:31 refers to a promised land or geographic region that God allocated to his chosen people. That yearning for a promised land is especially true f...

December 18, 2019

Nigeria and the Yoruba people served as some of the inspirations for the book, The African Piper of Harlem.

December 16, 2019

After writing Lethal Copycats, I became interested in drawing a bird's eye view of the state of mental health in the USA. This infographic is the result of that project.

December 6, 2019

When a team allows the creativity of each one of its members shine through, the resulting book deserves applause. This is a brief review of The View from Kings Point: The Kings Point Writers Club Anthology, 2018

Google describes Kings Point in Palm Beach County as an am...

December 5, 2019

After finishing Lethal Copycats and in light of recent events, it brought back memories of what happens when politics bumps up against brute force, as happened in Sharpeville, South Africa many years ago. This post summarizes that tragic day on 21 March 1960.

Hands up....

November 30, 2019

Zora Neale Hurston's interview with the last black slave able to provide a firsthand account of his experiences will stay with you long after the final chapter.

October 31, 2018

Read my take on Harold Schechter's excellent book about a notorious La Porte resident and prolific female serial killer, Belle Gunness.

October 15, 2018

I edited some of the stories out of the quick read, American Voices. Here is one of the stories about commuting between Norwalk and New York.

October 8, 2018

Africans used to sell other Africans into slavery. Read more about it here.

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