Friday’s Five Good Answers: Your Questions (for me) about To Kill a Mockingbird and The Mockingbird Parables

As my journey discussing America’s favorite novel comes to a close over the next few weeks, I thought it would be fitting to repost this “Friday’s Five Good Answers” (from April) featuring your questions for me about Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird, and my book, The Mockingbird Parables. Thank you again for the wonderful […]

Mockingbird Monday – The Story Behind The Mockingbird Parables

Publisher’s Weekly ran a short piece last fall about the publication of The Mockingbird Parables. Honestly, the PW piece is just a teaser for what other authors tell me is a very interesting and unusual story. I thought that I would spend the next several “Mockingbird Monday’s” giving you some background on the many trials […]

The Great Escape: Train tickets to heaven, scary headlines, and taking the easy way out

Explosions in Tripoli, bombs in the West Bank, radiation spewing from Japanese nuclear reactors, pirates seize an oil tanker,forty-five dead in Iraq government hostage siege, housing prices near a double dip… and these are just a few of the news stories being reported today. Depressing, isn’t it? News like this poses some big questions for […]