The Unfairness of Mercy

A few observations. To speak of mercy amidst the mob is not a popular choice. And, sure: when the wound is fresh, you don’t go telling people to make amends. But when can you? Among the left, catch phrases like “prison abolition” and “restorative justice” have gained traction. It seems the act of mercy hereContinue reading “The Unfairness of Mercy”

About Those Books on the Shelf

I thought I’d populate this blog with posts about books on my shelf to create some basic starter content. It would be a chance to bring up works by friends, interesting bits of knowledge, cool discussion points. I could schedule it in advance. I could keep my family’s life private by keeping the camera restrictedContinue reading “About Those Books on the Shelf”

Fireside Quarterly Sale

A couple weeks ago, I signed the contract on a story that’s scheduled to run in the January 2021 Fireside Quarterly. I’m terrifically excited to work with everyone at Fireside. All their communications to date have been clear, prompt, and professional, which doesn’t get praised enough in any field, IMO. And that’s not even mentioningContinue reading “Fireside Quarterly Sale”