HOW MY TRAVELS AND WORK WITH YOUTH AROUND THE WORLD INSPIRES NIGHT ANGELS CHRONICLES

FANTASY LITERATURE Expanded Universe article Inspired by my current travels to Sucre, Bolivia, where I am writing for two months Writing is never just about sitting down in front of a computer and obsessing about characters and stories. For me, writing is powerfully connected to my life experiences. And some of the most influential experiences I’ve had have been theContinue reading “HOW MY TRAVELS AND WORK WITH YOUTH AROUND THE WORLD INSPIRES NIGHT ANGELS CHRONICLES”

MY WORLD PROJECT IN THE SAHARA

I spent almost the entire month of December in a village called Tissardmine, in the Sahara Desert in Morocco. My mission was to complete the final draft of ‘Book of Angels,’ #2 in the NIGHT ANGELS CHRONICLES, and work on the MY WORLD PROJECT with kids in the village. Both endeavors were a great success.Continue reading “MY WORLD PROJECT IN THE SAHARA”

TRAVELING TO TUCSON

A few weeks ago, I was standing on the wind-swept dunes of the Sahara Desert, near the dunes of Merzouga. And now, this last weekend, I was sipping a gin and tonic, watching the sunset on the Catalina Mountains outside of Tucson, at the Westin Palomar. Two completely different deserts, two completely different cultures. Which isContinue reading “TRAVELING TO TUCSON”

DOORS AT THE END OF THE WORLD

This is my last day of a thirty-four day trip to Morocco, twenty-five days of which were spent in the Sahara Desert. I’m now back where I started, in Marrakech, in the Riad Dar El Aila, and it feels a bit like coming home. Hello, you’re back! they greet me, as if I have survived some incredibleContinue reading “DOORS AT THE END OF THE WORLD”