No Comments// Posted in Uncategorized by Steve on 11.22.11.
The “Alcott Afoot” storybook I wrote, based on a story by Troy Hitch and illustrated by David Schlosser, both friends and colleagues, is now available. You can learn more about the book–and purchase it–at this site. Pardon the plug, but I must say that I think it makes for an ideal holiday gift for anyone [...]
No Comments// Posted in Uncategorized by Steve on 08.04.11.
I’ve been invited to chat with Gayle King on her radio show about some content I’ve written for ManOfTheHouse.com, specifically a piece intended to help guys better appreciate what makes their wives’ brains different from their own. I’m slated to be on tomorrow (Friday, August 5 at 9:35 am, est). You’ll find her on XM [...]
No Comments// Posted in Uncategorized by Steve on 08.01.11.
I had the chance to write a children’s book based on a story imagined by one of my friends and colleagues, Troy Hitch. He asked me to write a story about a dog named Alcott and his owner, Elsa, that revolved around them traveling the world. I jumped at the chance and the story, “Alcott [...]
No Comments// Posted in Uncategorized by Steve on 06.23.11.
“You gotta know when to fold ‘em,” says Kenny Rogers. And I agree. That’s why, after a five year-plus run, I’ve decided to put an end to my “Odd Man Out” column. And a big shout out to Kevin Miyazaki who did such a great job with the photo illustration that accompanied each of my [...]
No Comments// Posted in Uncategorized by Steve on 01.25.11.
Well, it’s been some time since a post. That’s because I’ve been doing far more reading than writing over the past several months. But here are three links to some recent “Odd Man Out” columns. You know, just in case you’re interested. August, October, November. Enjoy!
No Comments// Posted in Uncategorized by Steve on 09.27.10.
My short-short, The Crunchy Truth, about a potato chip with an image of Jesus on it, is now available for reading here (page 64). Lots of other (better) stories in this collection, too. Check it out. But be forewarned: You may get the munchies. Or the inclination to lie.
No Comments// Posted in Uncategorized by Steve on 08.02.10.
Well, I fell a bit behind in my posting. Sorry ’bout that. But here are the links to three of my Odd Man Out columns: April: Mr. Sleepy Head. ( I love to sleep.) May: Nature Boy. (I love parks.) June: The Bliss Doctor is In. (I love marriage so much, I’ve done it twice.)
1 Comment// Posted in Uncategorized by Steve on 06.08.10.
Flash: The International Short-Short Story Magazine has published three of my stories in its current issue (dated April 2010). You can read one of the stories, “One Per Customer,” here (mine is the second story).
No Comments// Posted in Uncategorized by Steve on 05.20.10.
With all the cooking- and kitchen-related shows on TV these days, it seems that everyone is a “foodie.” Well, not me. I think way too much time is wasted on preparing, talking about and even eating food. Read more here. Bon appetit!
No Comments// Posted in Uncategorized by Steve on 05.17.10.
This poem is about one of the most unpleasant topics imaginable, but perhaps that’s all the more reason to address it with poetry. You’ll find it on New Verse News. You may need to scroll down or otherwise search for the May 16, 2010 entry.
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