Monthly Archives: September 2014

Trilogy

What kind of masochist starts scoping out the third part of a Trilogy before the second novel is actually published? Seriously the task of applying for the Berlin fellowship has spawned all sorts of ideas for the third book. Because … Continue reading

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Berlin Proposal

Hope to finish the Berlin proposal this week and have decided that my topic for research will be the relationship between Christianity and the Holocaust.I have been stunned while doing research for both novels how the Jews have been the … Continue reading

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Rob Hess

Walking through the park yesterday afternoon I was struck by the number of homeless men and women who spend all day in the park waiting for the soup kitchen to open. My immediate reaction to this visual was to think … Continue reading

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No real villains

One memory that has leaped out at me was the involvement of Jack Murphy and I in a pilot program after the Newark riots. The relationship between the adolescents and the police was at an all time low, and both … Continue reading

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It’s a Wonderful Life

Preparing the materials required for the fellowship in Berlin has been like writing an autobiography. So many times and places that had fallen into the crevices of my brain came bolting out with a clarity that surprised me. In the … Continue reading

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Publicity

I have found that the best way to obtain speaking engagements is for someone in my network to have a connection to a Synagogue,Church,Community organization,Bookstore,book club or any other venue.In order to make that connection easier for anyone who tries … Continue reading

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Semester in Berlin

I am applying for a three month scholarship to further my work on the Holocaust in Berlin.The competition is ferocious and there will be over ten thousand applicants for the twenty slots. The Center is housed ironically on Lke Wansee … Continue reading

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