It’s a Jekyll and Hyde Thing: My Pursuit of the Written Word

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The pages are still blank, but there is a miraculous feeling of the words being there, written in invisible ink and clamoring to become visible.”       – Vladimir Nabokov The act of writing is a strange beast. A creature to love and to loathe, quite often at the exact same time. It can [….]

Bastian Bux, I Am

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I’m sure you’ve seen the movie. A mouse of a boy runs down an indifferent city street, three larger boys in pursuit. Having recently tossed him into a dumpster because he had no lunch money to be extorted, they are trying to catch him to toss him back in after he climbed out covered in [….]

Browseabout Books, Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

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When I was a boy there was a small bookstore in the shopping center across the street from my development. My middle-aged brain had some difficulty retrieving the name, but a quick appeal to my Facebook community quickly solved that problem. Bookland (Thanks Ann!) was within easy walking distance of my house. And walk there I did, [….]

Interview with Adam Schuitema, Author of Freshwater Boys

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I contacted Adam Schuitema not long after finishing Freshwater Boys. His stories were so vivid, his writing so compelling, that I knew I had to ask him about their construction. It relieves me to know that I was not the only young boy out there who spent hours using his Star Wars and GI Joe action [….]

Freshwater Boys by Adam Schuitema

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Freshwater Boys Adam Schuitema Delphinium Books ISBN-13: 978-1883285401 ─ᴥ─  Adolescence is the conjugator of childhood and adulthood. – Louise J. Kaplan I grew up in a small blue-collar borough in Pennsylvania named Marcus Hook. Not far from the railroad tracks behind our house that sped people back and forth from Philadelphia or New York City to Wilmington [….]