When Jack Kerouac was writing On The Road, and was a little shaken, a little dejected, at his lack of commercial success, he asked his agent when he was going to get to “wear the laurel.” His agent replied that writers only get to wear it when...
Ellen Wiseman is the author of The Plum Tree, published in 2012 by Kensington Publishing. She and I worked together on early drafts of her story. Ellen was the first writer I mentored, and I’m delighted–but not surprised–by the success of her novel....
Aristotle’s Writing Tips
Click here to listen to my lecture on Aristotle’s POETICS, an ancient work on writing, with advice on how to create great storylines that is still relevant for writers today.
THE BEST POLISH RESTAURANT IN BUFFALO
My 14th novel is now available in print or Kindle edition!
The Best Polish Restaurant in Buffalo is available as an audiobook from Tantor Media! Click here to get it.
EDDIE’S BASTARD in The Guardian
Click the ostrich to read Tom Cox's piece in The Guardian about my first novel.