It was a cold, rainy Nova Scotia afternoon in December, the last day of the 2014 deer season. So far, my luck had been pretty bad. I’d been out only once before, for a four-hour hunt that had resulted in one tick bite, one case of Lyme disease, one nasty staph...
When I was in high school, back in the late 1980s, I used to feel contempt for the guys who skipped school to go deer hunting every year. Though I didn’t say anything to their faces, privately I thought they were stupid and backwards. Of course, I’d also...
I wouldn’t call myself a gun enthusiast. I don’t get enthusiastic about guns. I just kinda like them. I like them the way I like my car, or my circular saw, or my computer. They’re tools, that’s all. I’ve owned four different guns in the...
On the last day of 2012, I rolled out of bed at 5 am and began to get ready. Long johns, thermal undershirt, military surplus fleece pants, another thermal undershirt, two pairs of socks, a fleece pullover, and finally my hunting jacket, ski cap, balaclava, and...
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.