(Most likely a photo of group therapy in a supermax setting.) Investigative journalism is to discover the unknown, the information that escapes the public eye. As adults, we seem to have lost the inquisitive nature of childhood — why this, why that, why not, why? Instead, we engage in the comforts of social media whereContinue reading “Investigative journalism — why this, why that, why not, why?”
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Book Titles, Subtitles, and Blurbs
When I finished my manuscript and found a publisher willing to take a chance on me, I thought the journey was complete. After all, I had written a 250-page manuscript and was proud of my accomplishment. I even had a title — “Maxed Out: The birth and death of the Tamms supermax.” It’s time toContinue reading “Book Titles, Subtitles, and Blurbs”
The writer crawls from his cocoon.
My last blog was written on October 30, 2015 when I had recovered from two back surgeries and swallowed my last oxycodone. The pain was gone, my swagger was back, and the creative juices were flowing. It was time to take that glorious trip I had taken on three prior occasions. It was time toContinue reading “The writer crawls from his cocoon.”