Category Archives: Priesthood

Invertebrates is Finally Here!

My new novel Invertebrates is now available for 99 cents on the Kindle and Nook! It follows the story of a minor character from my first novel, Ernesto Sandoval. After a near-death experience and a dangerous brush with a child … Continue reading

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February Flash Fiction Month: The Profession of Faith in Future Tense

Vigil Mass of St John the Baptist’s Nativity (Photo credit: Lawrence OP) Here is the second flash fiction story I wrote for my book of short stories, Destined for Greatness and Other Stories. I thought this would be appropriate for … Continue reading

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Eighteen Months of Good Books

Although it has not been exactly a year since I put out my first book, Fragile Creatures, it feels almost as though it is. Since I put out that first book, I’ve put out a second book, Destined for Greatness … Continue reading

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Even Wallflowers Get the Blues

When I was a kid, I grew up with a variety of people in my family. The ones who kept to themselves and behaved were biologically related to me. The others, the ones who wound up in jail or had … Continue reading

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Perfectly Unsuitable for the Priesthood

In my first novel, Fragile Creatures, I include a character who seems like the perfect candidate for the priesthood. He’s smart, responsible, and will behave like a diplomat if two other people are arguing. On more than one occasion he … Continue reading

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