In many ways this is a new beginning for me, new website, new blog post, new opportunity to expand my audience. I like new beginnnings. So many people have asked me what I am doing now, where I am teaching, what book am I working on…. Well, this is the place to go to find out all those things and much, much, much more. Let me begin by a brief history:
I am currently part of the “gig” economy, boys and girls! teaching composition classes at Capital University in Columbus, Ohio, as well as Creative Writing Courses at Antioch University Midwest, Yellow Springs, Ohio, (but wait… there’s more) as well as graduate Creative Writing Crourses at Antioch University Midwest in their Idependent Master of Arts Program. It’s all good, and I’m loving it! But most importantly and fundamentally, I have been writing… a lot.
For those of you who have been following my professional career, I am now represented by The Virginia Kidd Literary Agency, and my agent is currently pitching my urban fantasy novel Blood Roots which is a reimagining of Doctor Jekyll and Mr Hyde set in Ohio during the late 19th century. This is the second book in the Blood Clan series, which began about five years ago. My current writing project, a novel entitled Imago, is something I have been thinking about for over fifteen years. It is a new genre for me: dystopian/science fiction. This is one of those books that is writing itself, for the philosophical underpinnings have been muddling around in my imagination for fifteen or so years.
Now, for the good stuff. Over the course of the next few months, I am going to release (for the very first time) the opening chapters of Blood Roots in order to gernerate some interest. If you like what you read, feel free to pass it along via social media. If enough folks are interested, then my agent and I will take some new steps to get more of it out to you. Well, that’s it for now. Beginnings. Here’s to them!