Thanks to the lovely authors who run the Worlds of the Imagination blog, especially Rita Bay, for the opportunity to post an excerpt from my short story "Heaven." This little tale of a fallen angel, a lost woman, and the one tiny thing that makes all the difference between Heaven and Hell was published in … Continue reading “Heaven” – an excerpt
Death, Heaven, God, and Sci-Fi
In the last couple of weeks I've experienced two descriptions of powerful mystical visions of death, heaven, and God: one from the Catholic church, and one from Robert Heinlein. I attended a funeral mass at a church run by Carmelite brothers, the same week I finished reading Heinlein's Job: A Comedy of Justice. While they … Continue reading Death, Heaven, God, and Sci-Fi
Heaven: A taste
Monday, March 25, is the last free download day for Shared Whispers on Amazon.com (Amazon Prime members can download for free anytime!). Shared Whispers is an anthology of romantic fiction from a great group of sixteen outstanding authors, including M. W. Davis, Helen Henderson, January Bain, Ute Carbone, Linda Rettstatt, Dani Collins, Rita Bay, and … Continue reading Heaven: A taste
Heaven, in a romance anthology
Along with contributions from a group of terrific and award-winning authors, my short story "Heaven" is featured in the "Shared Whispers" anthology, released today. You can download it for your Kindle on Amazon (it's free now if you have Amazon Prime; and it will be free for all readers on January 11, January 26, February … Continue reading Heaven, in a romance anthology
Letter from Earth
I’ve been reading Mark Twain’s Letters from the Earth, a series of short pieces edited by Bernard DeVoto. In the title story, Lucifer goes to Earth and writes about his observations to the other angels; he is shocked to discover that humans praise a concept of heaven that includes everything they do not like on … Continue reading Letter from Earth
Beginning of Days?
Whether you took the rumours of impending rapture and end of days seriously or not, the (apparent) fact that the world exists on May 22 pretty much the same as it did on May 21 could be a chance to take a fresh look at life. I mean, what if we all decided today to … Continue reading Beginning of Days?