Dear reader, I have fantastic news. My latest title, Vermont, is available for sale both here and here. It can also be downloaded via kindle app for $1.

I have also written a new short story, which can be read for free in its entirety.

In other news, there is a cruel part of me which enjoys Super Bowl blow-outs. In part this unseemly preference—I admit that it is morally incorrect—can be chalked up to mere nostalgia, to which I am prone. But I also enjoy knowing—or pretending to know, as much is still left open to chance—that one team is really much better than the other. Then I can pack that knowledge neatly into a cubby of memory: 2014 was the year the Seahawks were badasses. Of course the game still could have turned out differently. It wasn’t impossible for Denver to win, leading me to construct a different narrative, but in a blowout it’s easy to pretend that in all respects one team was better. And the players themselves fall into that way of thinking. You can see it in the body language of both winners and losers. One can pretend to draw large conclusions from a blow-out, even if those conclusions aren’t actually well-founded. And who doesn’t like to pretend to draw large conclusions?

This is the front cover of my new book, Vermont.

This is the front cover of my new book, Vermont.

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