21st century stories are more visual than ever, with cinematic images floating from pages like notes from a piano. And with cyberspace all around us like a spider’s web, we can reach out to all corners of the world. Writers and readers can connect with each other as never before. It’s a privilege to be part of that.
Words can make grown men cry, or paint a smile on the face of a child. Words become sentences to carry ideas along the roads of knowledge.
Words hold memories. The present and the future are precious, but the past anchors us; we should not forget it. I had no choice: Sliding on the Snow Stone was a story I had to write; it’s now available from several outlets world-wide, in paperback or ebook formats:
Mosaic is an anthology of short stories produced by Bridge House Publishing in 2010, and includes my modern-day tale of attempted redemption: We All Scream. It’s recently been made available on Amazon Kindle:
I have many more short stories and poems; some complete, some half-finished, one or two need surgery. You’ll discover many of them here, as well as a range of articles and features.
I’m currently working on Fate and Circumstance. Based on a true story, it’s about a family of Ukrainian Lemkos in the Carpathian Mountains, whose lives are torn apart by World War Two, and by a brutal forced resettlement in the post war years.
See my Titles section for examples of some of my work to date.