Hello all! After a long hiatus, I'm back to Necessary Madness. Kindly check out my new post. Hope you are all safe and well.

Good News and Sad News

Happily, my short story, Mercy, is currently appearing in BoomerLit, the online journal: While you're there, take a look at the other prose and poetry contributions: Sadly, the prized literary journal,...

Vanishing Point Amazon Deal

Hello all: My publisher just let me know Amazon is offering my latest novel, Vanishing Point, at a deep discount. (We have no control over these things.) Both Kindle and paperback available for around five dollars. Indulge!...

Big Moose Prize Finalist

I'm delighted to report that my new novel, BLUE, is a finalist in the Black Lawrence Press Big Moose Novel Contest. The Black Lawrence Press releases many fine books year after year, so it is an honor to be recognized by them. I'm eager for the release of Ron Nyren's...

Vanishing Point is One Year Old!

Thinking back over this marvelous year, beginning with the marvelous launch party at the Fairfield County Writer's Studio thanks to Margarita Shapiro, and coming to a close with putting the finishing touches on my next novel, If Only She Were Different. A sincere...

This Week Only!!

SUPER SALE on Vanishing Point ebook from Smashwords!! Only $1.88 with coupon below. Wow. Expires Jan 01. "A heartbreaking and exquisite story about emotional violence." -- Kirkus Reviews Amazon reviews:

Better Late Than Never

Never in a hundred years did I think I'd be singing the praises of audio books. A quick take on my transformation is on today's Necessary Madness blog post, "The Spoken Word." My publisher would yell at me if I didn't ask you to sample the audio from Talece Brown for...


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